26 Jun 2020

Papatoetoe Boxing Club fighting for survival

From Checkpoint, 6:23 pm on 26 June 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has left a much-loved community organisation in South Auckland fighting for its survival.

The Papatoetoe Boxing Club is most well known as the place where New Zealand heavyweight and former world champion Joseph Parker got his start.

But it's also a place which has provided three decades of invaluable service to its community.

Clay Wilson and video journalist Dan Cook found out how a club that finds itself on the ropes, is refusing to throw in the towel.