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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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New Zealand Tennis Council

The control of tennis in New Zealand is vested in the New Zealand Lawn Tennis Council which has its headquarters in Wellington. The Council consists of officers of the Association and delegates appointed to represent the various district associations, delegate representation being based on the numerical strength of the respective districts. The Council meets three times a year at Wellington and legislates for the game. At the annual meeting, held in August in each year, it elects a Management Committee of seven members to which it delegates its administrative duties. This body controls tennis in New Zealand, though policy matters are referred to the Council. Because the Association's headquarters are in Wellington, the members of the Management Committee are usually elected from those delegates who reside near the city.