Xth British Commonwealth Games 1974 and QEII Park

By Donna Robertson

24 January 1974 - 10th Commonwealth Games open at Queen Elizabeth II Park, one of the greatest sporting events in New Zealand’s history. Visitors include the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and Princess Anne.

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Medal

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Suit

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Games 74 (1974) Part 1 of 5

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

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Games 74 (1974) Part 2 of 5

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

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Games 74 (1974) 3 of 5

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga