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Waitemata Rowing Club

Darcy Hadfield was the first New Zealander to win a medal at an Olympic Games. His bronze medal in the single sculls at the 1920 Antwerp Games set the bar for New Zealand rowers to emulate, and arguably started New Zealand's prominence in the sport.

Yesterday Dame Cindy visited the Waitemata Rowing Club to join members of Darcy Hadfield's family and club members in celebrating Darcy's international rowing successes, and his contributions to the club, including coaching and putting his shipbuilding skills to the repair of equipment.

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