Story: Māori and sport – hākinakina

Adam Parore

Adam Parore

Adam Parore follows the path of the ball after a drive. In 1990 Parore became the first player of Māori origin to be selected for the New Zealand test team. Cricket has struggled to attract interest from Māori compared to sports such as rugby.

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Basil Keane, 'Māori and sport – hākinakina - Māori and sport from the late 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013