Story: Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment

Jousting, 2010

Jousting, 2010

One of the most spectacular re-enactment activities, jousting, is also one of the more dangerous. New Zealander Bob Laughton and Australian Andrew McKinnon (shown here at Taupō’s 2010 Medieval Festival) broke their lances during this bout.

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Megan Cook, 'Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment - Military re-enactment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 September 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015