Story: Ice sports

Ice skating championships, 1949

The 1949 New Zealand Ice Skating Championships were held at Lake Tekapo. This film of the occasion shows thrills and spills in the men's 220-yard race, and a graceful figure skating pair.

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Reference: Weekly Review 415. National Film Unit, 1949

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Ice sports - Ice skating', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 October 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2016