The 1920s and early 1930s were boxing's heyday as a spectator sport in New Zealand. This 1930 bout between New Zealander Tommy Donovan and US boxer Pete Sarron drew the largest-ever crowd for a boxing match in New Zealand – almost 18,000.
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Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Photograph by Thomas Charters
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