Kōrero: Open water swimming

Triumphant arrival (2 o 2)

Triumphant arrival

Some members of the swimming team (from left, Christine Harris, Philip Rush, Kaine Thompson) come ashore at D’Urville Island, along with Olive Baldwin (right foreground), the Kapiti Coast historian who researched the route of Hinepoupou’s swim. At the back of the support vessel stands Joy Hope, a descendant of Hinepoupou.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Open water swimming - Early New Zealand swimmers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6892/triumphant-arrival (accessed 25 August 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 24 Feb 2016