British Empire and Commonwealth Games

Flourished between 1954 to 1966. Previously known as the British Empire Games. Known as the British Commowealth Games (1970 to 1974). Known as the Commonwealth Games since 1978.

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L F Garnett, Fijian singles bowling champion
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/124/36 Description: L F Garnett, Fijian singles bowling champion, eating dessert at a garden party during the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland. Photograph taken in February...
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989:Our man looks like losing - I suppose you haven't got a $70,000 pep pill we could slip him? Evening Post, 1973.
Date: 1973 - 1974 By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: A-349-052 Description: An athlete labelled 'costs' is overtaking an exhausted athlete representing the NZ Commonwealth Games Organising Committee who are organising the 10th Common...
Australian men's eights team carrying boat to water, 1950 British Empire Games, Lake Karapiro
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/124/05-F Description: The Australian men's eights rowing team in the 1950 British Empire Games, carrying their boat down to the water at Lake Karapiro. Photograph taken in Februar...
Past and present British Empire Games oarsmen, Lake Karapiro
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/124/01-F Description: Past and present British Empire Games oarsmen standing together in front of the Lake Karapiro post office. Photograph taken in February 1950 by an Evening Po...
Winner of four-oar sculls, 1950 British Empire Games, Lake Karapiro
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/124/06-F Description: The winning rowing team in the four-oar sculls at the 1950 British Empire Games, resting in their boat on Lake Karapiro. Photograph taken in February 1950 by...
New Zealand men's eights rowing team carrying boat to water, 1950 British Empire Games, Lake Karapiro
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/124/08-F Description: The New Zealand men's eights rowing team in the 1950 British Empire Games, carrying their boat down to the water at Lake Karapiro. Photograph taken in Februa...
Date: 1969-1972 From: Richards, Trevor, 1946- : Papers Ref: 99-278-05/03 Description: Clippings, correspondence, reports and minutes relating to the prospect of a boycott of the 1972 Christchurch Commonwealth Games Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1950 By: Butler, Michael (Dr), active 1990s Ref: MS-Papers-6859 Description: Comprises `John Edward Lovelock B M Oxon, MRCP', an article about Lovelock written by Adolphe Abrahams and published in `The Lancet', 7 Jan 1950 and the text...
Date: 1972 From: Richards, Trevor, 1946- : Papers Ref: 99-278-05/04 Description: Clippings, correspondence, reports and minutes relating to the prospect of a boycott of the 1972 Christchurch Commonwealth Games Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1954 From: Athletics New Zealand : Records Ref: MS-Papers-1238-145 Description: 5th British Empire and Commonwealth Games (1954) Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Printed material