Kōrero: Basketball

The Taxes Rangers (2 o 3)

The Taxes Rangers

From the 1930s local basketball tournaments attracted many business house teams. This game was played in Wellington sometime in the 1950s and featured a team from the Tax Department, dubbed the Taxes Rangers – a play on the name of the famous law enforcement agency, the Texas Rangers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: 1/2-034542-F (AAQT 6539/A14,366)

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Saker, 'Basketball - Origins and growth, 1908 to 1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39887/the-taxes-rangers (accessed 26 July 2021)

He kōrero nā John Saker, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Oct 2015