Story: Sports and leisure

Surfing

Surfing

In a land of many rivers, surrounded by the sea, New Zealanders are enthusiastic about the water – from playing about in the waves to surfing and fishing. Here, Jerry Nēpia surfs at Tītahi Bay, Wellington.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: 24/0112/1991/EP
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Jock Phillips, 'Sports and leisure - Informal sports', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2276/surfing (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, updated 1 Sep 2015