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T'ai chi practice, 1995

Tai Chi practice, 1995

T'ai chi, a Chinese mental and physical discipline usually practised in the outdoors, is popular with New Zealanders of many ethnicities. Philipe Kwong, Peter Young and Rima McDonald are pictured exercising in a park, dressed for the Wellington winter.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: 3627 Recreation:Martial Arts 14/1
Photograph by Phil Reid

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - An evolving culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2023)

Story by Manying Ip, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015