Kōrero: Olympic and Commonwealth games

New Zealand at the opening of the first British Empire Games, Ontario, 1930

New Zealand at the opening of the first British Empire Games, Ontario, 1930

At the first British Empire Games (now Commonwealth Games) in Hamilton, Ontario, there were only 11 countries. England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland participated as separate countries. Other participants were Bermuda, British Guiana, Canada, Newfoundland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand sent a team of 22 which brought home three gold, four silver and two bronze medals. 

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National Library of New Zealand
Reference: Evening Post, 8 October 1930, p. 9 (NP-1719-9)

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - The British Empire Games and Commonwealth Games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37923/new-zealand-at-the-opening-of-the-first-british-empire-games-ontario-1930 (accessed 23 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 16 Sep 2016