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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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Do you know the Lions and All Blacks as well as you think you do?
New Zealand’s black jersey is rugby’s most potent symbol. Discover some of this country’s rugby legends – teams and players who embody the spirit of the black jersey.
On now2 Jun 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
Exhibition Ngā whakaaturanga
The ‘NZ Native Football Representatives’ team was the first New Zealand representative rugby team to tour Britain.
The ‘silver fern’ (Cyathea dealbata) – ponga in te reo Māori – is a species of tree fern only found in New Zealand, and as such has become a potent symbol.