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Naturist activities: miniten (1st of 2)

Naturist activities: miniten

Wellington Naturist Club president Ken Mercer plays miniten at the 57th national gathering of the Naturist Federation in 2008. Miniten is a form of tennis, played on a half-size tennis court using a double-sided bat similar to a table-tennis bat. The game was invented by naturists in the 1930s, when clubs often did not have the space for full-sized tennis courts.

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Hera Cook, 'Naturism - Development of the naturist movement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2023)

Story by Hera Cook, published 5 Sep 2013