Story: Government and sport

School sports day, Dargaville

School sports day, Dargaville

A boy competes in the high jump at a school sports day in the Dargaville Domain in the mid 1940s. From the turn of the 20th century almost every public school held an annual sports day.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Robert E. Wells Collection (PAColl-0001)
Reference: 1/4-091104-F
Photograph by Robert E. Wells

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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David Green, 'Government and sport - Support for children’s sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by David Green, published 5 Sep 2013