Kōrero: Swimming

Learning to swim: 1916 certificate (1 o 3)

Learning to swim: 1916 certificate

From the early 1900s, with government financial assistance, the New Zealand Amateur Swimming Association provided instructors to teach schoolchildren to swim. They issued proficiency certificates such as this one earned by Dolly Dudson of Carterton.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-C-CERTIFICATES-Dudson-1916-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John McBeth, 'Swimming - Swimming for recreation and sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/40204/learning-to-swim-1916-certificate (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā John McBeth, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015