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1974 British Commonwealth Games

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The 1974 British Commonwealth Games were held in Christchurch, New Zealand from 24 January to 2 February 1974. [1]

173 relations: Air New Zealand, Alister Allan, Allison Smith (swimmer), Ayub Kalule, Becky Smith, Beverley Whitfield, Beverly Boys, Bill Mahony, Bishwanath Singh, Blair Stockwell, Boxing, Brad Cooper, Brian Bailey (sport shooter), Brian Brinkley, Brian Marsden (weightlifter), Brian Phillips (swimmer), British royal family, Bruce Cameron (weightlifter), Bruce McMillan (sport shooter), Bruce Robertson (swimmer), Byron MacDonald, Christchurch, Cindy Shatto, Clyde Sefton, Colin Cunningham (swimmer), Color television, Commonwealth Games, David Aspin, David Leigh (swimmer), David Wilkie (swimmer), Davy Larmour (boxer), Derek Talbot, Dominic Soong, Don Wagstaff, Donna Gurr, Dunedin, Eddie Ndukwu, Edmonton, Egon Beiler, Elizabeth II, Ernie Crutchlow, Fatai Ayinla, Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations, Gail Amundrud, Gail Neall, Games '74, Gary Knight (rugby player), Gary MacDonald (swimmer), Gary Sutton, Geoff Cooke (cyclist), ..., Gerald Hay, Gillian Gilks, God Save the Queen, Gordon Bertie, Gordon Ferris, Gordon Mackay (wrestler), Graham May, Guard of honour, Haka, Harry Willsie, HMY Britannia, Holden HQ, Holden New Zealand, Ian Hallam, Ian MacKenzie (swimmer), Isaac Ikhouria, Jamie Paulson, Jaynie Parkhouse, Jennifer Turrall, Joe Neville, John Bolton (weightlifter), John Coutts (swimmer), John Kulasalu, John McNiven, John Nicholson (cyclist), John Primrose (sport shooter), Join Together (Steve Allen song), Judy Wright, Jules Sobrian, Julius Luipa, Kevin Nichols, Lance Revill, Les Rackley, Leslie Cliff (swimmer), Lottie Mwale, Margaret Beck, Margaret Boxall, Mark Tonelli, Mark Treffers, Maurice Gordon, Māori people, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, Melbourne, Michael Bennett (cyclist), Michael Wenden, Mike Tredgett, Mohamed Muruli, Munich massacre, Murray Hall (cyclist), National Film Unit, Neil Dexter (swimmer), Neil Rogers (swimmer), Neville Meade, New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation, New Zealand Defence Force, Nora Perry, NZ On Screen, Obisia Nwankpa, Parking Lot (song), Pat Beavan, Patrick Cowdell, Paul Brydon, Paul Medhurst (cyclist), Paul Naisby, Paul Whetnall, Peter Coughlan, Phil Griffiths (cyclist), Philip Harland, Precious McKenzie, Prem Nath (wrestler), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Punch Gunalan, Queen Elizabeth II Park, Ray Stevens (badminton), Raymond Terrell, Rebecca Perrott, Red Checkers, Remo Sansonetti, Richard Paris, Robert Colley, Robert Nay, Ronald Scott (sports administrator), Rosemary Milgate, Ross Seymour, Royal New Zealand Air Force, Russ Prior, Samuel Mbugua, Satpal Singh, Scott Cranham, Sonya Gray, Stephen Holland, Stephen Muchoki, Stephen Nash (swimmer), Steve Allen (singer), Steve Badger (swimmer), Steve Pickell, Sudesh Kumar, Susan Hunter, Susan Whetnall, Syed Abdul Kadir, Sylvia Ng, Sylvia Potts, Taras Hryb, The Games Affair, Theme music, Tony Ebert, Tony Ford (weightlifter), University of Canterbury, University of the South Pacific, Wendy Hogg, Wendy Quirk, William Byrne (boxer), William Hare (sport shooter), William Moore (cyclist), Xavier Mirander, 1970 British Commonwealth Games, 1972 Summer Olympics, 1974 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games, 1978 Commonwealth Games, 1990 Commonwealth Games, 2010 Canterbury earthquake, 2011 Christchurch earthquake, 21-gun salute. Expand index (123 more) »

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Limited is the flag carrier airline of New Zealand.

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Alister Allan

Alister Millar "Jock" Allan (born 28 January 1944) is an Olympic medal-winning Scottish rifleman who represented Great Britain at five Olympics between 1968 and 1992 (1972 and 1980 excepted).

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Allison Smith (swimmer)

Allison Smith (born 18 March 1960) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Ayub Kalule

Ayub Kalule (born 6 January 1954) is a retired boxer from Uganda, who first came to prominence when he won the Amateur World Welterweight Title at the inaugural 1974 World Championships in Havana, Cuba.

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Becky Smith

Rebecca Gwendolyn Smith (born June 3, 1959), later known by her married name Becky Wiber, is a Canadian former medley and butterfly swimmer who won the bronze medal in the women's 400-metre individual medley at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, finishing behind East German Ulrike Tauber (gold) and her Canadian teammate Cheryl Gibson (silver).

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Beverley Whitfield

Beverley Joy Whitfield (15 June 1954 – 20 August 1996) was an Australian breaststroke swimmer of the 1970s, who won a gold medal in the 200-metre breaststroke at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.

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Beverly Boys

Beverly Boys (born July 4, 1951) is a retired diver from Canada, who represented her native country in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1968.

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Bill Mahony

William Victor Mahony (born September 16, 1949) is a former breaststroke swimmer who represented Canada in multiple international championships from 1966 to 1974, including two Summer Olympics, the Pan American Games, and two Commonwealth Games.

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Bishwanath Singh

Bishwanath Singh was a retired Indian heavyweight freestyle wrestler and Indian Army personnel.

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Blair Stockwell

Blair Goldesbrough Stockwell (born 17 December 1949) is a former racing cyclist from New Zealand.

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Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.

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Brad Cooper

Bradford Paul Cooper (born 19 July 1954) is an Australian former freestyle and backstroke swimmer of the 1970s, who won a gold medal in the 400 m freestyle at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Brian Bailey (sport shooter)

Brian Bailey (born 20 August 1932) is a British former sports shooter.

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Brian Brinkley

Brian Brinkley (born 28 December 1953) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympic Games, FINA world championships and European championships, and England in the Commonwealth Games, during the 1970s.

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Brian Marsden (weightlifter)

Brian Marsden is a weightlifter from New Zealand.

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Brian Phillips (swimmer)

Brian Phillips (born March 30, 1954) is a Canadian former competitive swimmer who won four medals in major international championship events during the early 1970s.

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British royal family

The British royal family comprises Queen Elizabeth II and her close relations.

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Bruce Cameron (weightlifter)

Bruce George Cameron (born 1941/42) is a former weightlifter for New Zealand.

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Bruce McMillan (sport shooter)

Bruce McMillan (born 29 June 1942) is a New Zealand former sports shooter.

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Bruce Robertson (swimmer)

Bruce Richard Robertson, CM (born April 27, 1953) is a former freestyle and butterfly swimmer from Canada, who competed for his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1972 in Munich.

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Byron MacDonald

Arthur Byron MacDonald (born July 23, 1950) is an American Canadian swimming coach who helms the Toronto Varsity Blues swim teams at the University of Toronto.

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Christchurch

Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cindy Shatto

Cindy Shatto (June 16, 1957 – October 2, 2011) was a Canadian diver.

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Clyde Sefton

Kevin "Clyde" Sefton (born 20 January 1951) is a former road racing cyclist from Australia, who was a professional rider from 1982 to 1983.

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Colin Cunningham (swimmer)

Colin Cunningham (born 15 September 1954) is an English former freestyle and backstroke swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Color television

Color/Colour television is a television transmission technology that includes information on the color of the picture, so the video image can be displayed in color on the television set.

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Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.

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David Aspin

David Anthony Aspin (born 24 June 1950), is a wrestler from Waiuku, New Zealand.

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David Leigh (swimmer)

David William Leigh (born 22 December 1956) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships, and England in the Commonwealth Games.

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David Wilkie (swimmer)

David Andrew Wilkie, MBE (born 8 March 1954) is a Scottish former competitive swimmer who was Olympic and Commonwealth Games champion in the 1970s.

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Davy Larmour (boxer)

David "Davy" Larmour (born 2 April 1952) is a former boxer from Northern Ireland who as an amateur won a Commonwealth Games gold medal in 1974 and competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics, and as a professional won the British bantamweight title in 1983.

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Derek Talbot

Derek Talbot MBE is a former English badminton player.

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Dominic Soong

Dominic Soong Chok Soon (c. 1950) is a Canadian badminton player and coach of Malaysian origin.

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Don Wagstaff

Don Wagstaff (born 24 July 1949) is an Australian former diver who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics, in the 1972 Summer Olympics, and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Donna Gurr

Donna-Marie Gurr, CM (born February 18, 1955) is a former swimmer from Canada, who competed backstroke and freestyle events at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.

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Dunedin

Dunedin (Ōtepoti) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and the principal city of the Otago region.

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Eddie Ndukwu

Eddie Ndukwu is a Nigerian amateur and professional bantam/super bantam/featherweight boxer of the 1960s, '70s and '80s who as an amateur won the gold medal at bantamweight in the Boxing at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica, won the silver medal at featherweight at the 1973 All-Africa Games, won the featherweight class at the 1974 British Commonwealth Games, and represented Nigeria in the 1974 World Amateur Boxing Championships losing to eventual gold medal winner Howard Davis, Jr. of the United States.

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Edmonton

Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Egon Beiler

Egon Beiler was born March 28, 1953 in Linz, Austria.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Ernie Crutchlow

Ernie Crutchlow (born 6 November 1948) is a former British cyclist.

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Fatai Ayinla

Fatai Ayinla-Adekunle (born May 6, 1939 in Ibadan, Oyo) is a retired amateur boxer from Nigeria, who is best known for winning the gold medal in the men's heavyweight division (+ 81 kg) at the 1973 All-Africa Games in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations

The flag of the Commonwealth of Nations is the official flag used by and representing the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Gail Amundrud

Gail Amundrud (born April 6, 1957) is a former competition freestyle swimmer from Canada.

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Gail Neall

Gail Neall (born 2 August 1955), also known by her married name Gail Yeoh, is an Australian former medley swimmer who raced in the 1970s.

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Games '74

Games '74 is a 1974 New Zealand–made documentary film of the 1974 British Commonwealth Games, held in Christchurch, New Zealand from 24 January to 2 February 1974.

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Gary Knight (rugby player)

Gary Albert Knight (born 26 August 1951) is a former New Zealand rugby union player and amateur wrestler.

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Gary MacDonald (swimmer)

Gary Wayne MacDonald (born December 15, 1953) is a freestyle swimmer from Canada, who won a silver medal in the men's 4×100-metre medley relay at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

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Gary Sutton

Gary Sutton (born 27 March 1955) is a cycling coach and a former professional racing cyclist.

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Geoff Cooke (cyclist)

Geoff Cooke (born 26 July 1944) is a British cycling coach.

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Gerald Hay

Gerald Hay (born 9 October 1946 in Canada) is a former Australian weightlifter.

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Gillian Gilks

Gillian Gilks (formerly Gillian Perrin, and later Gillian Goodwin; born 20 June 1950) is a former badminton player from England who won numerous major titles in all three events (singles, doubles, and mixed doubles) between the late 1960s and the mid-1980s.

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God Save the Queen

"God Save the Queen" (alternatively "God Save the King", depending on the gender of the reigning monarch) is the national or royal anthem in a number of Commonwealth realms, their territories, and the British Crown dependencies.

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Gordon Bertie

Gordon Bertie (born August 20, 1948) is a retired Canadian flyweight freestyle wrestler who won the world cup in 1975, and placed second in 1976.

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Gordon Ferris

Gordon Ferris (born 21 November 1952) is Northern Irish former heavyweight boxer who was both Irish and British champion in the early 1980s.

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Gordon Mackay (wrestler)

Gordon Mackay is a former wrestler from New Zealand.

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Graham May

Graham John May (1952 – 23 December 2006) was a weightlifting competitor for New Zealand.

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Guard of honour

A guard of honour (en-GB), guard of honor (en-US), also honour guard (en-GB), honor guard (en-US), also ceremonial guard, is a guard, usually military in nature, appointed to receive or guard a head of state or other dignitary, the fallen in war, or to attend at state ceremonials, especially funerals.

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Haka

The haka (plural haka, in both Māori and English) is a traditional war cry, war dance, or challenge in Māori culture.

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Harry Willsie

Harry Willsie (20 December 1928 – 3 January 2003) was a Canadian sports shooter.

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HMY Britannia

Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia, also known as the Royal Yacht Britannia, is the former royal yacht of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in service from 1954 until 1997.

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Holden HQ

The Holden HQ series is a range of automobiles that was produced by Holden in Australia from 1971 to 1974.

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Holden New Zealand

Holden New Zealand Limited, named until 1994 General Motors New Zealand Limited, is a subsidiary of General Motors of Detroit and distributes General Motors' motor vehicles, engines, components and parts in New Zealand.

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Ian Hallam

Ian Hallam (born 24 November 1948), was a British cyclist.

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Ian MacKenzie (swimmer)

Ian MacKenzie (born September 30, 1953) is a former competition swimmer who represented Canada at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.

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Isaac Ikhouria

Isaac Ikhouria (born October 9, 1947) is a retired light-heavyweight boxer from Nigeria who won a bronze medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Jamie Paulson

Jamie Paulson (born April 26, 1948 in Calgary) is a former Canadian badminton player who won national and international titles from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s.

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Jaynie Parkhouse

Jaynie Parkhouse (now Hudgell) (born 17 April 1956 in Cambridge, Waikato) is a retired female freestyle swimmer from New Zealand, who competed for her native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

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Jennifer Turrall

Jennifer Lynette "Jenny" Turrall (later Wetton, born 9 May 1960) is an Australian former competitive swimmer who won two medals in the 400-metre and 800-metre freestyle at the 1975 World Aquatics Championships.

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Joe Neville

Joe Neville (born 6 January 1944) is a British former sports shooter.

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John Bolton (weightlifter)

John Arthur Bolton (born 22 June 1945) is a former weightlifter for New Zealand.

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John Coutts (swimmer)

John William Coutts (born 14 August 1955) is a former New Zealand swimmer.

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John Kulasalu

John Kulasalu (born 1956) is an Australian retired swimmer who won a silver medal in the 4×200 m freestyle relay at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships.

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John McNiven

John McNiven (born 1935) is a Scottish weightlifter who competed at six Commonwealth Games, winning two bronze medals at the 1970 Commonwealth Games and the 1974 Commonwealth Games.

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John Nicholson (cyclist)

John Nicholson (born 22 June 1949) is a former cyclist from Australia.

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John Primrose (sport shooter)

John Nairn Primrose (born 28 May 1942) is a Canadian trap shooter who competed at six Olympics from 1968 to 1992 (excluding 1980).

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Join Together (Steve Allen song)

Join Together was a hit for singer Steve Allen in 1974.

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Judy Wright

Judy Wright (born 9 January 1956) is a Canadian former swimmer.

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Jules Sobrian

Jules Sobrian (born January 22, 1935 in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), is a medical doctor, competitive marksman and author, who immigrated to Canada at the age of 21 and resides in Omemee, Ontario.

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Julius Luipa

Julius Luipa (2 January 1948 – 19 June 1996) was a Zambian boxer who won two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games, and also represented Zambia at the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games.

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Kevin Nichols

Kevin John Nichols, OAM (born 4 July 1955 in Grafton, New South Wales) is a former track cyclist and Olympic gold medallist.

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Lance Revill

Lance Revill (born 30 August 1953) is the former president of the New Zealand Professional Boxing Association (NZPBA), a New Zealand boxing promoter, referee, and a former New Zealand professional boxer.

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Les Rackley

Leslie Frank Rackley (born 1954) is a former New Zealand amateur boxer and rugby union player.

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Leslie Cliff (swimmer)

Leslie G. Cliff, (born March 11, 1955), later known by her married name Leslie Tindle, is a Canadian former competitive swimmer who participated in the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Pan American Games.

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Lottie Mwale

Lottie Mwale (14 April 1952 – 18 October 2005) was a Zambian male Light Heavyweight-class boxer who was Commonwealth and African Boxing Union champion for more than six years.

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Margaret Beck

Margaret Beck (later Margaret Lockwood; born 1952) is a retired badminton player from England who ranked among the world's best during most of the 1970s.

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Margaret Boxall

Margaret Boxall (later Margaret Allen) is a retired badminton player from England.

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Mark Tonelli

Mark Lyndon Tonelli (born 13 April 1957), whose birth name was Mark Lyndon Leembruggen, is an Australian former backstroke, butterfly, and freestyle swimmer of the 1970s and 1980s, who won a gold in the 4×100-metre medley relay at the 1980 Moscow Olympics as a makeshift butterfly swimmer in the self-named Quietly Confident Quartet.

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Mark Treffers

Mark Ferdinand Treffers (born 16 December 1953) is a former swimming representative from New Zealand who specialised in the freestyle.

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Maurice Gordon

Maurice Gordon is a former competitive rifle shooter from New Zealand.

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Māori people

The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10

The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Michael Bennett (cyclist)

Michael "Mick" Bennett (born 8 June 1949) is a British former cyclist and cycle race promoter.

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Michael Wenden

Michael Vincent Wenden, AM, MBE (born 17 November 1949) is a champion swimmer who represented Australia in the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Mike Tredgett

Mike Tredgett (born 1949) is a former English badminton player who specialized in doubles and played at the world level for more than a decade, winning numerous international men's doubles and mixed doubles titles.

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Mohamed Muruli

Mohamed Muruli (13 July 1947 – 1995) was a Ugandan boxer.

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Munich massacre

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a German police officer.

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Murray Hall (cyclist)

Murray Hall (born 1 October 1953) is a former Australian racing cyclist.

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National Film Unit

The National Film Unit (NFU) was a state-owned film-production organisation originally based in Miramar, New Zealand.

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Neil Dexter (swimmer)

Neil Dexter (born 29 April 1955) is a British former swimmer.

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Neil Rogers (swimmer)

Neil William Rogers (born 22 June 1953) is an Australian former swimmer who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Neville Meade

Neville Meade (12 September 1948 – 13 March 2010) was a British boxer from Swansea in south Wales.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation

The New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation was established by the New Zealand government in 1962.

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New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (Maori: Te Ope Kaatua o Aotearoa, "Line of Defence of New Zealand") consists of three services: the Royal New Zealand Navy; New Zealand Army; and the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and is commanded and headed by the Chief of Defence Force (CDF) the Commander-in-Chief of the NZDF is Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand, who exercises power on the advice of the Minister of Defence, Ron Mark, under the Defence Act 1990.

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Nora Perry

Nora Perry MBE (born 1954 as Nora Gardner) is an English former badminton player noted for her anticipation, racket control, and tactical astuteness.

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NZ On Screen

NZ On Screen is a state-funded online promotional showcase of New Zealand television and film.

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Obisia Nwankpa

Obisia Nwankpa born in Lagos, is a Nigerian professional light/light welterweight boxer of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s who won Nigerian lightweight title, African Boxing Union light welterweight title, and Commonwealth lightweight title, and was a challenger for World Boxing Council (WBC) light welterweight title against Saoul Mamby, his professional fighting weight varied from, i.e. lightweight to, i.e. light welterweight.

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Parking Lot (song)

"Parking Lot" is a song by Canadian recording artist Nelly Furtado, taken from her fifth studio album, The Spirit Indestructible (2012).

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Pat Beavan

Pat Beavan (born 27 May 1951) is a British former swimmer.

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Patrick Cowdell

Patrick ("Pat") Cowdell (born 18 August 1953 in Smethwick, Staffordshire) is a retired boxer from Great Britain.

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Paul Brydon

Paul David Brydon (born 8 December 1951) is a former road and track cyclist from New Zealand, who won the bronze medal in the men's 4000 m team pursuit at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in his native Christchurch.

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Paul Medhurst (cyclist)

Paul Medhurst (12 December 1953 – 26 September 2009) was a track cyclist with dual British-New Zealand nationality.

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Paul Naisby

Paul Naisby (born 18 July 1955) is a British former swimmer.

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Paul Whetnall

Paul Whetnall (19 February 1947 – 1 May 2014) was an English badminton player who won national and international titles between 1968 and 1980.

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Peter Coughlan

Peter Coughlan (born 8 April 1947) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Phil Griffiths (cyclist)

Phil Griffiths (born 18 March 1949) is a former English racing cyclist from Stone, Staffordshire.

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Philip Harland

Philip Harland is a former track cyclist from New Zealand.

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Precious McKenzie

Precious McKenzie MBE (born 6 June 1936) is a South African-born former weightlifter who won Commonwealth titles representing both England and New Zealand and has won several World powerlifting and Masters World powerlifting titles.

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Prem Nath (wrestler)

Prem Nath (July 9, 1955–June 1, 2015) was a freestyle Indian wrestler.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Punch Gunalan

Datuk Punch Gunalan (4 February 1944 – 15 August 2012) was a Malaysian badminton star, one of the finest combination doubles and singles players that the country has ever produced.

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Queen Elizabeth II Park

Queen Elizabeth II Park was a multi-use stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand, located in a large park of the same name.

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Ray Stevens (badminton)

Ray Stevens (born 23 June 1951) is a former English badminton player.

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Raymond Terrell

Raymond James Terrell (born 5 May 1953) is a retired English swimmer who won seven medals at the British Commonwealth Games in 1970 and 1974.

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Rebecca Perrott

Rebecca Vivian Mary Perrott (born 20 June 1961 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a swimmer from New Zealand, who won the gold medal in the women's 200 metres freestyle at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

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Red Checkers

The Red Checkers was the aerobatic/precision flying Team of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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Remo Sansonetti

Remo Sansonetti (born 24 January 1946) is an Australian former cyclist.

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Richard Paris

Richard Paris (8 April 1942 – 4 October 2017) was an Australian cyclist.

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Robert Colley

Robert Charles Colley (born 10 November 1954 in Christchurch) is a retired boxer from New Zealand who won the bronze medal in the Lightweight (-60 kg) division at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in his home town.

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Robert Nay

Robert John Nay (15 November 1956 – 7 November 1992) was a competitive swimmer from Australia.

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Ronald Scott (sports administrator)

Sir Ronald Stewart Scott (21 January 1928 – 7 August 2016) was a New Zealand sports administrator.

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Rosemary Milgate

Rosemary Milgate (born 5 April 1959) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Ross Seymour

Ross Seymour (born 22 December 1953) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Royal New Zealand Air Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) (Maori: Te Tauaarangi o Aotearoa, "New Zealand Warriors of the Sky"; previously Te Hokowhitu o Kahurangi, "War Party of the Blue") is the air force component of the New Zealand Defence Force.

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Russ Prior

Russel "Russ" Prior (July 11, 1949 – February 17, 2017) was a Canadian weightlifter, who represented Canada at international competitions.

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Samuel Mbugua

Samuel Mbugua (born January 1, 1946) is a retired boxer from Kenya, who won the bronze medal in the lightweight division (– 60 kg) at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.

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Satpal Singh

Satpal Singh (born 11 May 1955), also known as Guru Satpal, is a wrestling coach and former wrestler of India.

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Scott Cranham

Scott Cranham (born September 8, 1954) is a Canadian diver, who represented Canada at the 1972 Summer Olympics, the 1974 British Commonwealth Games, the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

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Sonya Gray

Sonya Gray (born 8 November 1959) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Stephen Holland

Stephen Roy Holland, OAM (born 31 May 1958) is an Australian former freestyle swimmer of the 1970s who won a bronze medal in the 1500 m freestyle at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

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Stephen Muchoki

Stephen ("Steve") Muchoki (born 23 December 1956) is a retired light flyweight boxer from Kenya, who had an excellent career (197 wins, three losses) as an amateur.

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Stephen Nash (swimmer)

Stephen Nash (born 1956) was a British international butterfly swimmer in the mid-1970s.

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Steve Allen (singer)

Steve Allen (born Alan Stephenson) was a New Zealand singer and recording artist who found popularity as a singer during the 1970s.

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Steve Badger (swimmer)

Stephen William Badger (born 19 October 1956) is a former competitive swimmer who represented Australia in the 1973 World Swimming Championships and the 1974 Commonwealth Games, and Canada in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Steve Pickell

Stephen John Pickell (born August 11, 1957) was a Canadian competition swimmer who won a silver medal in the men's 4x100-metre medley relay at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada.

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Sudesh Kumar

Sudesh Kumar (born 10 March 1950) is an Indian former wrestler who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics and in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Susan Hunter

Susan Hunter (born 5 October 1955) is a New Zealand swimmer.

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Susan Whetnall

Susan Whetnall (born 11 December 1942 in Swanley, née Susan Pound) is a former English badminton player, noted for her anticipation and shot-making ability, who won numerous international titles in doubles and mixed doubles from the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s.

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Syed Abdul Kadir

Kadir Syed Abdul, born 16 February 1948, was the first Singaporean to win a medal for boxing in the Commonwealth Games, where he was awarded the bronze medal.

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Sylvia Ng

Sylvia Ng Eng Meow (born 24 September 1949 in Johor Bahru) is a former badminton player from Malaysia.

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Sylvia Potts

Sylvia Mildred Potts (née Oxenham, 19 September 1943 – 31 August 1999) was a New Zealand middle-distance athlete who represented her country at two Commonwealth and one Olympic Games.

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Taras Hryb

Taras Hryb (born 27 March 1952 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian former wrestler who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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The Games Affair

The Games Affair (1975) was New Zealand's first children's television serial.

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Theme music

Theme music is a piece that is often written specifically for a radio program, television program, video game or movie, and usually played during the intro, opening credits and/or ending credits.

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Tony Ebert

Anthony "Tony" John Ebert (born 14 February 1947) is a former weightlifter for New Zealand.

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Tony Ford (weightlifter)

Michael Anthony ("Tony") Ford (born 19 May 1939) is a former English weightlifter who was a gold medalist at the 1974 British Commonwealth Games, in the light heavyweight class.

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University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury (Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha; postnominal abbreviation Cantuar. or Cant. for Cantuariensis, the Latin name for Canterbury) is New Zealand's second oldest university.

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University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific, or USP is an intergovernmental organisation and public research university with a number of locations spread throughout a dozen countries in Oceania.

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Wendy Hogg

Wendy Elizabeth Cook-Hogg (née Cook on September 15, 1956) is a retired Canadian swimmer.

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Wendy Quirk

Wendy Quirk (born May 29, 1959) is a former competition swimmer who represented Canada in international swimming events during the 1970s.

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William Byrne (boxer)

William Byrne is a former boxer from New Zealand.

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William Hare (sport shooter)

William Hare (14 May 1935 – 15 January 2005) was a Canadian sports shooter.

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William Moore (cyclist)

William Moore (born 2 April 1947) is a former British cyclist.

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Xavier Mirander

Rudolph Xavier Mirander (born 5 January 1951) is a Jamaican former cyclist.

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1970 British Commonwealth Games

The 1970 British Commonwealth Games (Scottish Gaelic: Geamannan a 'Cho-fhlaitheis Bhreatainn 1970) were held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 16 July to 25 July 1970.

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1972 Summer Olympics

The 1972 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from August 26 to September 11, 1972.

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1974 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games

The fourth Commonwealth Paraplegic Games were held in Dunedin, New Zealand from 13 to 19 January 1974.

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1978 Commonwealth Games

The 1978 Commonwealth Games were held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from 3 to 12 August 1978, two years after the 1976 Summer Olympics were held in Montreal, Quebec.

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1990 Commonwealth Games

The 1990 Commonwealth Games were held in Auckland, New Zealand from 24 January – 3 February 1990.

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2010 Canterbury earthquake

The 2010 Canterbury earthquake (also known as the Darfield earthquake) struck the South Island of New Zealand with a moment magnitude of 7.1 at on, and had a maximum perceived intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

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2011 Christchurch earthquake

A earthquake occurred in Christchurch on at 12:51 p.m. local time (23:51 UTC).

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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21-gun salute

A 21-gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1974_British_Commonwealth_Games

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