Story: Marching teams and cheerleaders

The marching girls

The marching girls, a 1987 television series, capitalised on nostalgia for a unique New Zealand institution. Written by Fiona Samuel, the show followed the fortunes of members of a social marching team from the Wellington suburb of Taitā who decided to try for a place at the North Island championships.

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Charlotte Macdonald, 'Marching teams and cheerleaders - Marching teams, 1950s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/38065/the-marching-girls (accessed 16 November 2019)

Story by Charlotte Macdonald, published 5 Sep 2013