Kōrero: Lifesaving and surfing

Solid wood surfboards

Solid wood surfboards

Before the Second World War, some people attempted to surf using rudimentary boards made of solid wood. These men were photographed at Tahunanui, Nelson.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Nelson Provincial Museum, Kingsford Collection
Reference: 160970/6

Permission must be sought from Nelson Provincial Museum before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Lifesaving and surfing - The rise of surfing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7369/solid-wood-surfboards (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006