Kōrero: Boxing and wrestling

Daniella Smith fighting Nive Moefaauo, 2008

Daniella Smith fighting Nive Moefaauo, 2008

In New Zealand, women did not participate in boxing until the 1990s. Since then, women have been both amateur and professional boxers. Daniella Smith (right), pictured here fighting Australian boxer Nive Moefaauo in 2008, was an amateur boxer from 1999 to 2005 before turning professional. Smith won this bout.

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Photograph by Kent Blechnyden

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Joseph Romanos, 'Boxing and wrestling - Amateur boxing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37962/daniella-smith-fighting-nive-moefaauo-2008 (accessed 20 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Joseph Romanos, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015