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Water skiing championships, 1964

The national water skiing championships of 1964, held at Lake Ellesmere near Christchurch, feature in this newsreel. The competitive events were slalom, jumps and a 'display day' where formation skiing tricks were demonstrated.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 151. National Film Unit, 1964

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Peter Clayworth, 'Powered water sports - Water skiing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/40447/water-skiing-championships-1964 (accessed 13 August 2020)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013