Kōrero: Hockey

First New Zealand Indian hockey team, 1936 (2 o 2)

First New Zealand Indian hockey team, 1936

An All-India hockey team toured New Zealand in 1935. They won all 28 games with an average score of 11–1, attracting crowds of up to 14,000 and astonishing spectators with their impressive stickwork. Soon afterwards, Indians resident in Wellington formed their own team. This front-page photo shows them playing the University B team in May 1936, a match won by the Indians 1–0.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: N-P 932-FRONT

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Participation in hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/38921/first-new-zealand-indian-hockey-team-1936 (accessed 20 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Geoff Watson, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jan 2015