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Harbour swim, 2010

Harbour swim, 2010

Competitors enter the water at the start of the Auckland Harbour Crossing, one of the open-water swims in the State Ocean Swim Series in November 2010. In 2012 the six-event series was organised by an events company with private sponsorship, and attracted large fields.

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John McBeth, 'Swimming - Swimming for recreation and sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2022)

Story by John McBeth, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015