Magazine, British Empire Games, Auckland

Auckland Master Printers' Association
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Magazine, British Empire Games, Auckland, New Zealand. Official Souvenir. February 4 - 11, 1950. Produced for the 1950 British Empire Games Organising Committee by the Auckland Public Relations Office and edited by B W Barnett. The cover by Haythorne-Thwaite Limited is a very good example of 1950s New Zealand print design.

The contents include: Organising Committee, Officials, Empire Games History, New Zealand - Empire Games Host, Athletics, Swimming, Fencing, Boxing, Wrestling, Cycling, Bowling, Previous winners, Tables for results, Rowing, Lake Karapiro, Auckland - Venue of the Games, Games Play Map, Weight Lifting, The Māori People, North Island Cities, South Island Cities.

The tables for results have been filled in with the names and country of origin of the winners.
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Printed on paper with black and coloured inks.
Height x Width: 245 x 185mm
G H Bennett & Co Ltd, Booksellers, Palmerston North., Stamp, Stamp
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Feb 1950
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gifted by Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist Opportunity Shop
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2011/49, 72762
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