Story: Ice sports

Ice carnival, 1946

In 1946 the Alexandra Winter Sports Club held an ice carnival at Manorburn Dam. This footage shows locals in fancy dress showing off their figure skating and racing skills, and having a lot of fun.

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Reference: Weekly News 259. National Film Unit, 1946

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Ice sports - Ice skating', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 August 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 22 Jan 2016