Kōrero: Whanganui region

William Webb

William Webb

One of New Zealand’s earliest sporting heroes, William Webb won the world sculling championships in Sydney in 1907. He is seen here on the Whanganui River, around 1907.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
Reference: 1/1-016305;G
Photograph by Frank J. Denton

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Outdoor recreation and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19082/william-webb (accessed 29 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015