Resume Play

Resume Play charts the rise of cricket in Christchurch following the 2011 earthquake through to the return of international cricket at 2014's Boxing Day...

Letter To Martin

Most of our blogs are inspired by the Museum archive or focused on stories from New Zealand's vast cricket history. This post, from January...

Cricket to the Max

On February 5 1996, a new breed of cricket was launched in New Zealand as an NZ Selection took the field against an All-Stars...

Private Wilson of Christchurch

George Charles Lee Wilson was the second New Zealand cricket representative to be killed in World War One. He burst on to the provincial...

Second Lieutenant Hickmott of Christchurch

Rupert Hickmott was one of only two New Zealand cricket representatives to be killed in World War One. Wisden wrote, after his death at...

From Leonard to Harry: the Cave family legacy

When Harry Cave was selected to play Test cricket for New Zealand in 1949, he was fulfilling the promise of an entire family, a...