Story: Bowls, pétanque and tenpin

Indoor bowls, Manurewa Workingmen's and Cosmopolitan Club, 1965

Indoor bowls, Manurewa Workingmen's and Cosmopolitan Club, 1965

Friendly societies, lodges and workingmen's clubs have been important sites for indoor bowls. The game was popular in the 1960s when this scene was photographed.

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Photograph by Murray Freer

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Lindsay Knight, 'Bowls, pétanque and tenpin - Indoor bowls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37989/indoor-bowls-manurewa-workingmens-and-cosmopolitan-club-1965 (accessed 26 November 2020)

Story by Lindsay Knight, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015