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Margaret Hiha, 1975

Margaret Hiha, 1975

New Zealand Hockey Association senior life member Hilda Poulter (left) presents the K Cup, then women's hockey's premier regional trophy, to Hawke's Bay captain Margaret Hiha in 1975. Hiha (Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa) was one of New Zealand hockey's outstanding personalities. From a sporting family, she represented New Zealand internationally and served as coach, selector and administrator. In 1992 she initiated the first National Maori Hockey Tournament, since held annually.

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Tairawhiti Museum, Te Whare Taonga O Te Tairawhiti
Reference: Gisborne Photo News, 8 October 1975

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Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Recent developments in hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 May 2021)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015