Hamilton regatta and aquatic carnival

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Circa 1907
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The first regatta held on the banks of the Waikato River occurred on Saturday, February the 9th, 1907. It was organised by a committee of the Hamilton Rowing Club. The programme included rowing races, Maori canoe races, launch races and swimming races. Competitors came from as far as Auckland. It proved to be a great success and went on to become an annual event, usually held at anniversary weekend.
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HCL_00968

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