Kōrero: Olympic and Commonwealth games

1974 Christchurch Commonwealth Games stamps (2 o 3)

This postage stamp series commemorated the 10th British Commonwealth Games at Christchurch in 1974. The stamps show athletics, cycling, shooting and bowls. The second stamp from the left depicts a wheelchair basketball player, and marks the fourth British Commonwealth Paraplegic Games, held in Dunedin immediately before the Christchurch games.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1974 Commonwealth Games stamp issue

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - New Zealand as the Commonwealth Games host', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/37927/1974-christchurch-commonwealth-games-stamps (accessed 26 September 2021)

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