Kōrero: The New Zealanders

Yvette Williams

Yvette Williams

Sporting triumphs in the 1950s promoted pride in New Zealanders’ physical prowess. Athlete Yvette Williams was a popular heroine on the strength of her gold medals at two British Empire Games (Auckland 1950, Vancouver 1954) and at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. She also held the world long jump record.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 1950

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Post-war New Zealanders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/3564/yvette-williams (accessed 14 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 May 2015