Snooker and pool

... trou’ Pool was made more popular by the 1961 American film The h ustler , in which Paul Newman played the young ‘Fast ... played in billiard saloons or clubs. A range of amateur national and island (North and South island) snooker and billiard championships ...

Part of story: Billiards, snooker, pool and darts

Music and dance

... band music. It featured Māori kapa haka performers and the National Band – both at Expo before embarking on world tours. ... on both sides of the Tasman, spanned several art forms. The film was based on Murray Ball’s internationally successful comic strip, ...

Part of story: New Zealand culture overseas

Recorded music, radio and dance music, 1900s to 1930s

... ana’ and ‘Pō atarau’, which became ubiquitous in the national repertoire. Don’t need noise control Ana Hato loved parties, ... and theatres. Dance music In 1929 the first sound film was screened in New Zealand, and the musicians who provided the live ...

Part of story: Popular music