Story: Children’s play

Bullrush in West Auckland, 2012

This 2012 television news item reports the reintroduction of the game bullrush into the Royal Road Primary School in West Auckland. Bullrush, a rough-and-tumble game, was banned at some schools in the late 20th century, on the grounds that it was too dangerous.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Children’s play - Physical games', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013