Newspaper clipping [Tahakopa Sports]; [?]; c1920s; CT80.1344b


Newspaper clipping [Tahakopa Sports]

About this object

Newspaper clipping; a clipping from the Clutha Leader, August 20, 1980, with two photographs from the 1920s, of women competing in a cross-cut sawing competition, Tahakopa sports meeting.
Some of those pictured have been identified: Mrs Shaw, Mrs Randall, Mrs Dickson, Mrs Shanks, Mr Neill, Mrs Harry Geary, Mrs Ashmore, Mrs Cooper, Nancy McDowell, Gladys Geary, Alice Dawson, Percy Stott and Reta Cooper.

The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Tahakopa



Maker Role



Newspaper clipping

Date Made


Subject and Association Keywords

recreation. leisure, sports

Subject and Association Keywords

the family. marriage. women, women. feminism

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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