Story: Rugby union

Rugby provinces

This tea towel shows the locations and team colours of the 27 rugby unions in New Zealand prior to 2006, when Nelson Bays and Marlborough combined to form the Tasman union.

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Ron Palenski, 'Rugby union - Club and provincial rugby', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/40012/rugby-provinces (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Ron Palenski, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Sep 2016