Kōrero: Japanese

Veteran rugby player

Veteran rugby player

New Zealand has over 30 sister cities in Japan. Dunedin’s sister city is Otaru, and the two centres organise a variety of cultural exchanges. Here, a member of Otaru’s ‘golden oldies’ rugby team, 78-year-old Saki-Kawa Kichito, gets ready for a match with his Otago counterparts.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 14 July 1998

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Tessa Copland, 'Japanese - Post-war changes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1220/veteran-rugby-player (accessed 16 July 2019)

Story by Tessa Copland, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015