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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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World Amateur Billiards Championship, 1964

The first World Amateur Billiards Championship to be played in New Zealand was held at Pukekohe from 30 November to 16 December 1964, under the auspices of the South Auckland Amateur Billiards Association. Ten players competed, the contest being won by W. Jones (India). The highest placed New Zealander was H. Robinson, who came seventh in the tournament.