The Māori tennis star who made it to Wimbledon | Scratched: Aotearoa's Lost Sporting Legends
In 1957 Ruia Morrison from Rotorua became the first New Zealand woman and first Māori to compete at Wimbledon, advancing to the quarter finals. But while the tennis world celebrates one of our greatest achievers, at home in New Zealand, Morrison remains largely unknown.
From tennis champions to dance craze inventors, Scratched celebrates New Zealand sporting heroes who never got their due – but whose legacies deserve to be in lights.
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