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Women's hockey, 1910 (1st of 3)

Women's hockey, 1910

Taranaki and Whanganui teams compete spiritedly in a women's game in Nelson in 1910. The restrictive uniforms and long-hooked sticks are quite different in design from modern outfits and equipment.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Nelson Jones Collection (PAColl-3051)
Reference: 1/2-C-00377-F
Photograph by Frederick Nelson Jones

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Origins of New Zealand hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2021)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015