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New Zealand women's hockey team, 1914

New Zealand women's hockey team, 1914

Men commonly coach women's sports teams. This is the New Zealand ladies' hockey team of 1914. Their manager and coach was A. W. Manning (middle row, right). Mrs J. C. Peacock (middle row, left) acted as team chaperone – an essential position in those days when single women travelled with a man.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
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Sally Shaw, 'Gender and sport - Coaching', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2021)

Story by Sally Shaw, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jun 2016