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New Zealand Squash History

The book "Long or Short: The Story of Squash in New Zealand" was produced in 2010 and covers over 80 years of squash activity in New Zealand. Find out more about the book here...

Below is some brief snapshots of the dynamic game established in this country during the early twentieth century, up until the end of the 20th century.

This brief history was compiled by Bill Murphy (Life Member and former Chief Executive) and his wife Ann Murphy (former Administration Manager). Special acknowledgement is als made to those who wrote the 50th Jubilee publication in 1988, which forms the basis of this brief history, including Allen Johns, Don Green, Bryden Clarke, Murray Day and Michael Sumpter. Thanks also to Don Cotter, for his ever perceptive observations in viewing the sports evolution in New Zealand.

New Zealand Squash Hall of FameNzsquash

The New Zealand Squash Hall of Fame (NZSHoF) was established in 2009 to recognise and honour the outstanding performance of players and achievements of coaches, administrators and other personalities within New Zealand Squash.

Other aims and objectives of the NZSHoF are to preserve and record the history and heritage of New Zealand Squash as well as organising Inductee Ceremonies and other NZSHoF Functions.

Visit their website at www.nzsquashhalloffame.co.nz

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