Undercover Operation: the 1972 WHITE FERNS

New Zealand’s WHITE FERNS have scored their share of notable firsts. One of the finest was their Test victory over Australia in January 1972....

The Story of Pic: a Pioneer of New Zealand Women’s Cricket

Ina Lamason is undoubtedly a pioneer in the history of women’s cricket in New Zealand. Recently, I have catalogued the Ina Lamason Collection at...
Patricia McKelvey

Patricia McKelvey: From Waiwhetu to the MCC

As we commemorate 125 years since women in Aotearoa were granted the right to vote, we celebrate a pioneer of women’s cricket in this...

Pearl in Whites

For years a pair of batting gloves have been on display at the New Zealand Cricket Museum with a label noting that they were...

A Forgotten Legacy

There are several notable dates in the early history of New Zealand cricket, from the country’s first interprovincial match in 1860, to our first...
1997 women's cricket world cup

The 1997 Women’s Cricket World Cup

During the 1993 Women’s Cricket World Cup in England, the International Women’s Cricket Council (IWCC) held a meeting at which India put forward their...