Story: Tennis

Wairoa district Māori tennis championships, 1949 (1st of 2)

A tennis court was laid out at the Huramua Māori farm training centre in the Wairoa district, which was established for Māori returned soldiers after the Second World War. Watch some of the participants and spectators at the Wairoa Māori tennis championships of 1949.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 402. National Film Unit, 1949

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Joseph Romanos, 'Tennis - Consolidation, 1920s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/37341/wairoa-district-maori-tennis-championships-1949 (accessed 18 January 2022)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013