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Pieces of Eight - A Quest for Gold

Television (Full Length) – 1984

I’m glad that race is finished ... it shows we’re all human I suppose.
– A member of the eight after the Olympic final
[grassroots] dedication had taken New Zealand rowing from obscurity and placed it firmly centre stage ... they’d taken on the world’s best and won. This story would celebrate a victory for one of the last outposts of amateurism.
– The narrator, introducing the doco
There’s little, if any, place for social rowing.
– The narrator, commenting on the commitment required to be successful in rowing