Kōrero: Sport and society

Auckland races programme, 1849

Cricket and racing were among the earliest organised sports enjoyed in colonial New Zealand. This programme for the Auckland races was printed on silk. The occasion attracted prominent members of Auckland society as well as ordinary punters.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-HORSE RACING-1849-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Greg Ryan, 'Sport and society - Sport comes to New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/39371/auckland-races-programme-1849 (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Greg Ryan, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013