Kōrero: Diving and snorkelling

A home-made wetsuit (2 o 3)

A home-made wetsuit

In the 1950s, John Calcott (pictured) and his mates from the Waikato Underwater Club made their own wetsuits from Second World War surplus rubber. The style was modelled on an Italian design, but the fit was less elegant.

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New Zealand Underwater, Waikato Underwater Club Collection

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Diving and snorkelling - The development of diving', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8994/a-home-made-wetsuit (accessed 2 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006