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Winning softball team

Winning softball team

Ōtara's Yendarra Primary School softball team pose after winning a 1981 Auckland Softball Association tournament. Sports like softball and rugby league developed a strong following in working-class communities such as Ōtara.   

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Ben Schrader, 'Children and sport - Greater diversity, 1970 to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 September 2023)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 5 Sep 2013