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NZ Championships Mixed Doubles Final

L/R: Bob Jackson, Margaret Hoar, John Stewart (umpire) June Magorian, Neville Brightwell

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NZ Championships Women's Singles Final

L/R: Joyce Williamson, Frank Paton (umpire), Margaret Hoar

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NZ Championships Men's Singles Final

L/R: Bob Jackson, Tommy Williams, ?????? (umpire), Trevor Flint

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NZ Championships  Men's Doubles Final

L/R:  Murray Dunn, John Crossley, Tommy Williams (announcing game), John Stewart (umpire), Owen Jaine, Bob Jackson.

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New Zealand Championships, Winter Show Building, Wellington

Wellington Table Tennis Executive

L/R back: Keith Pratt, G J Blundell, Bill Scott
Center: H McD McNee, E M Read, W S R (Bill) Jopson, A A Mathews
Front: D Hughes, L M (Laurie) Wilson (Deputy Chairman), T S (Tommy) Williams (Chairman), A H (Alan)  Cross (Secretary), N D Broadworth (Treasurer)

(Photo permission Ref: 1/1-030363-F. Alexander Turnbull Library,
Wellington, New Zealand.


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Barna Cup Judges at NZ Open Wellington

L/R: Betty Gardner, Vern Mitchell, Margaret Guthrie, Joan Little

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NZ Championships  Women's Doubles Final

L/R: M McLennan, R Bremner,  Tommy Williams, ?????,
T Evans, J M Williamson

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L/R: Bryan and Ron Foster (Otago)

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V M Mitchell

Wellington Teams

L/R back standing: Thyra McGregor, John Sigley, Eileen Brown, John Crossley, Murray Dunn, Pat Quinn
Center seated: Colin Shewan, Audrey Hughes, Keith Pratt (manager), Laurie Wilson, Charlotte Savage
Front On floor: Ann Wah, Tony Darroch

(Photo permission Ref: 1/1-031016-F. Alexander Turnbull Library,
Wellington, New Zealand.

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H N Ballinger

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Visit of the Rowe Twins

L/R: Margaret Hoar, Joyce Williamson, Diane Rowe, Rosalind Rowe

Third test in Auckland - Engalnd won 4-1
with Joyce Williamson beating Diane Rowe

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Beverley Jepson (HV)

18 year old who was the centre of much controversy when she was informed that her short shorts she wanted to wear in the Wellington Open championships would not be acceptable.

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Auckland Team to play Rowe Twins

L/R: Barbara Packwood, Margaret Hoar, Barbara Williams, Val Leach



Visit of the Rowe Twins

L/R: ?????, Tommy Williams (NZTTA), Rowe Twins (in front),

???? (lady in background), ????

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Betty Powell

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L/R: Tony Darroch, Alan Tomlinson, John Crossley (the juggler),
Owen Jaine, Murray Dunn