Commonwealth Games

British Commonwealth Games, British Empire Games, British Empire and Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth games, original name British Empire Games. From 1954 to 1966 known as the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. From 1970-1974 known as the British Commonwealth Games.

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Date: 1956-1956 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-040782-G Description: Photograph taken for the 'Free Lance' newspaper. Listed in negative register as 1956, although there were no Empire Games that year. Quantity: 1 b&w origina...
Date: 1956-1956 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-040781-G Description: Photograph taken for the 'Free Lance' newspaper. Listed in negative register as 1956, although there were no Empire Games that year. Quantity: 1 b&w origina...
British Empire Games, Auckland, New Zealand, 1950 :Athletics, first day. Saturday, 4th February at Eden Park. Official programme. 1950. [Front and back covers].
Date: 1950 From: British Empire Games, Auckland, New Zealand, 1950 :[Official programmes for events. 1950] Ref: Eph-A-SPORT-1950-05-covers Description: Navy and mauve cover shows the logo of a winged foot. The back cover is an advertisement for Wisemans sports store. Quantity: 2 colour photo-mechanical prin...
Date: [1981] From: Newnham, Thomas Oliver, 1926-2010 : Papers relating to anti-apartheid and peace movements Ref: MS-Papers-6003-3 Description: Comprises correspondence, letters to the editor, clippings, minutes of the NZ Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association (Mar 1981), advice re the Commonweal...
Winners of the women's 80-metres hurdles, 1950 British Empire Games, Eden Park, Auckland
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/125/32-F Description: Winners of the women's 80-metres hurdles event in the 1950 British Empire Games at Eden Park, Auckland. Shows an Australian athlete (probably the winner of t...
Women's 80-metres hurdles event, 1950 British Empire Games, Eden Park, Auckland
Date: Feb 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/125/24-F Description: Competitors racing in the women's 80-metres hurdles event during the 1950 British Empire Games at Eden Park in Auckland. Includes New Zealanders Janet Shacke...
Ekers, Paul, 1961-:"What about Valerie Vili eh? She threw that shot nearly twenty metres". 24 March 2006
Date: 2006 From: Ekers, Paul, 1961-:[Digital cartoons published in the New Zealand Herald and other publications] Ref: DCDL-0030490 Description: Shows two construction workers talking on their lunch break. The other replies "Yeah, pretty impressive, mind you the P.M. has just tossed a grown man clean...
High ho silver! 22 seconds of fame. 16 October 2010
Date: 2010 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0015844 Description: Shows a happy kiwi with 22 silver medals round its neck. It shouts 'High Ho Silver!' Text below reads '22 seconds of fame'. New Zealand collected 36 medals i...
300 tonnes of explosives missing. Delhi 2010. 30 September 2010
Date: 2010 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0015716 Description: Shows the logo of the 2010 Commonwealth Games which is a spiral shape spinning off into vague athletic body shapes; however in the cartoon it spins off into ...
"Struth... the Games have only been going five minutes and already those greedy Australians are eating the opposition, winning zillions of medals." 7 October 2010
Date: 2010 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0015763 Description: The cartoon shows an enormous shark wearing a hat with corks and threatening to swallow several other little fish. The word 'DELHIcatessen' appears inside th...
Winter, Mark, 1958- :Bolt. 28 July 2014
Date: 2014 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0028939 Description: Shows five versions of a cartoon depicting Usain Bolt. Refers to Bolt's participation in the Commonwealth Games. Multiple versions of this cartoon are avail...
Commonwealth Games 2018 - Government rejects Auckland's bid because it will result in a $600 million loss. 18 March 2010
Date: 2010 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0013930 Description: The cartoon shows the words 'Commonwealth Games 2018' with 'wealth' crossed out. Text above reads 'Government rejects Auckland's bid because it will result I...
Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-:First victory. 4 October 2010
Date: 2011 From: Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-: [Digital cartoons published in New Zealand Herald] By: New Zealand herald (Newspaper); Body, Guy Keverne, 1967- Ref: DCDL-0018996 Description: The title reads 'First victory' and the cartoon depicts a Delhi worker crawling to the start line of a race. Context: The enormous efforts made by the Indian...
Games commentary - How it shaped up. 24 March 2006
Date: 2006 From: Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-: [Digital cartoons published in New Zealand Herald] Ref: DCDL-0013103 Description: Shows a Commonwealth Games 2006 commentator as a loud Australian man wearing a cork hat and holding a can of beer. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
"What a marathon! Corruption leads followed by inefficient and insanitary, with security chasing hard, then shoddy, monsoon, overexpectation. Panic and apathy in the pack...." 24 September 2010
Date: 2010 From: Hubbard, James, 1949- :Digital caricatures and cartoons Ref: DCDL-0015660 Description: A member of the press sits on an upturned bucket and uses a packing case as a desk. He watches through binoculars a marathon that includes 'corruption', 'ine...
Mascot Shera undergoes changes since being unveiled at the 2006 games... news. 24 September 2010
Date: 2010 From: Hubbard, James, 1949- :Digital caricatures and cartoons Ref: DCDL-0015659 Description: Shows Shera, the mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Shera is a Bengal tiger who is holding his nose and appears to have toilet paper as a tail. Refers t...
Nisbet, Alistair, 1958- :'Burp! Now, can I squeeze any more in?' Christchurch Press. 5 August, 2002.
Date: 2002 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons By: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: DX-006-047 Description: Shows a kangaroo (Australia) bloated with money from numerous games they are holding in their county. The kangaroo wonders if it can fit anymore money into ...
Webb, Murray, 1947- :[Kashi Leuchs] 4 August, 2002.
Date: 2002 From: Webb, Murray, 1947- :Digital caricatures Ref: DX-001-501 Description: Caricature of Kashi Leuchs, New Zealand mountainbiker. Was placed 7th in the 2002 World Cup Mountbike Championships at Les Gets, France. Quantity: 1 digital...
Webb, Murray, 1947- :[Dave Currie] 1 August, 2002.
Date: 2002 From: Webb, Murray, 1947- :Digital caricatures Ref: DX-001-499 Description: Caricature of Dave Currie, chef de mission to the 2002 New Zealand Commonwealth Games team. Quantity: 1 digital image(s).
Webb, Murray, 1947- :[ Nigel Avery] 5 August, 2002.
Date: 2002 From: Webb, Murray, 1947- :Digital caricatures Ref: DX-001-502 Description: Caricature of Nigel Avery, New Zealand weightlifter. Quantity: 1 digital image(s).