Story: Gambling

Feilding TAB, 1951

Feilding TAB, 1951

The first two TAB (Totalisator Agency Board) branches were opened in Feilding and Dannevirke in March 1951. This photograph shows two women taking bets over the phone at the Feilding branch in April of that year.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 114/277/05

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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David Grant, 'Gambling - Sports betting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2023)

Story by David Grant, published 5 Sep 2013