Skateboard; c 1970's; 91/6/1


Te Manawa



About this object

It has a narrow plywood body with no turn-up at the ends, or grip tape. Hard black rubber wheels and spring suspension.

Date Made

c 1970's

Medium and Materials

Plywood Wood, metal , rubber

Inscription and Marks

The top has a transfer of a skateboarder and 'E M Skateboard' on it


630 mm long , Chest: 920 mm

Subject and Association Description

The skateboard was found behind the museum. c. early 1970s. As it was a popular style with N.Z. youth at the time it was decided to accession it to become a part of the collection.

Named Collection

Collection of Te Manawa Museums Trust

Credit Line

Object Type

Skateboard/Sports Equipment/Recreational Artefacts/Nomenclature

Object number


Copyright Licence  

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