Story: Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment

Neroli Fairhall, 1984

Neroli Fairhall, shown here with bow in hand, won gold at the Commonwealth Games in 1982. She can be heard discussing that competition in the sound file. In addition to her Commonwealth gold medal, Fairhall won many medals at the International Paralympic Committee archery world championships and in other competitions. She was national champion of New Zealand and held many records, some for over a decade.

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Megan Cook, 'Archery, fencing, shooting and military re-enactment - Archery', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 September 2021)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015