Spectators watch from carts and buggies at this hurdle race, probably at Mākaraka, near Gisborne, in the late 1880s. In the days when races were held on any available land, there were few facilities for racegoers.
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Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti, William F. Crawford Collection
Photograph by William Crawford
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