Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Wellington rugby team, 1875

Wellington rugby team, 1875

This Wellington rugby team played in Nelson in July 1875. The result was a draw, with one goal each. Nelson was the site of the first known game in New Zealand played under rugby rules. Although rugby spread quickly throughout New Zealand, it thrived particularly in the cities and larger settlements of the colony

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: MNZ-1037-1/4; F

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Sport in colonial cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25680/wellington-rugby-team-1875 (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010