Kōrero: Marching teams and cheerleaders

Uniforms: the Pirates (3 o 4)

Uniforms: the Pirates

Whāngārei team the Pirates stand to attention in their eye-catching uniforms during the costume judging at a competition in the 1940s or 1950s. The chevron stripes on the dresses, hats and boots are striking, and when the team marched the effect was especially dazzling.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: NZMS 856-33

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Charlotte Macdonald, 'Marching teams and cheerleaders - The beginnings of marching as a sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38061/uniforms-the-pirates (accessed 29 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Charlotte Macdonald, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013