Kōrero: Tennis

Making tennis balls during the war

During the Second World War, tennis balls were very hard to come by. Some clubs refurbished used tennis balls, and Auckland tennis players volunteered to make balls without pay when rubber was made available. This film shows these dedicated tennis fans hard at work.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 120. National Film Unit, 1943

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Joseph Romanos, 'Tennis - Consolidation, 1920s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/37344/making-tennis-balls-during-the-war (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013