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.

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Canterbury Malaysian Students' Association (CMSA)
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Carl Walrond, 'Malaysians and Singaporeans - Malaysian culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/931/practising-sepak-takraw-canterbury-university-2004 (accessed 6 July 2020)

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