Story: Southland region

Billy Trembath

Billy Trembath

Billy Trembath of Gore was Southland’s earliest athletic success story, collecting all these trophies in the early 1900s. He was professional world champion for the 440 yards (400 metres) in 1911.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Sport and recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2023)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015