TITLE

Nappy bash

AUTHOR(S)
Cairns, Shannon
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Metro (NZ);Aug98, Issue 206, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the New Zealand Sumo Championships will be held in August 1998 at the Auckland Grammar School. Comments from Paul Sisson, president of the Auckland Team Sumo; Information on the competition; Name of New Zealand's largest wrestler.
ACCESSION #
978961

 

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