Story: Hockey

First women's test, 1914 (1st of 2)

Zoom in to see details of these photos of the first women's hockey international in New Zealand, played in September 1914 against an All-England team at the Basin Reserve, Wellington. England led 3–1 at half time but New Zealand drew ahead to lead 5–4 before England scored two late goals to win the match. This was the first time a New Zealand women's team had played an international match in any sporting code.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19141008-47-1

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How to cite this page:

Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Participation in hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015