Story: Malaysians and Singaporeans

Practising sepak takraw, Canterbury University, 2004

Practising sepak takraw, Canterbury University, 2004

Sepak takraw is similar to volleyball, except that players cannot use their arms or hands. The ball (which is about half the size of a volleyball) can be kept off the ground with any other part of the body. Many Malaysian students in New Zealand play the game.

Using this item

Canterbury Malaysian Students' Association (CMSA)
Photograph by Daniel Chong

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Malaysians and Singaporeans - Malaysian culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 September 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 1 Oct 2015