Christchurch City Libraries. DigitalNZ. Don Franks speech. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the 1981 Springbok tour.
Below is a talk given Tuesday, 15th August, 12noon, Clubs Room, VUW Student Union Building, by Don Franks, anti apartheid activist. Excerpt: Many of the big ’81 demonstrations were held on public roadways, as a deliberate attempt to stretch the resources of the police. The manouver was effective, but not infallible. John Selkirk Photography. A protester readys herself at Fowlds Park before the march to Eden Park the scene of the 3rd NZ v Springbok test. 1981 Police and anti tour protesters clash during the battle of Onslow Rd, outside Eden Park third Springbok test 1981 After the battle of Walters Rd, a small boy paints a peace sign.
Third Springbok test, Eden Park 1981 Lancaster Park fortress before the 2nd Springbok test 1981 Lancaster Park fortress before the 2nd Springbok test 1981 Anti tour protesters had their own first Aid after the battle of Walters Rd. 3rd Springbok test Eden park 1981 Pro and anti tour factions meet before the game outside Eden Park the venue of the 3rd NZ v Springbok test Anti tour protesters pull the fence down at Rugby Park, Hamilton before invading the pitch causing the Waikato v Springboks game cancelled. 1981 Protesters outside Eden Park where the 3rd tst was being played salute the plane that was flour bombing the players. 1981 Waikato match.
National Library Topic Explorer. New Zealand Geographic. It doesn’t matter that the United Nations General Assembly itself has unanimously supported the call to boycott all apartheid sport.
It apparently does not matter that the high-profile All Blacks have broken that boycott by touring South Africa while the greatest death toll since the Sharpeville shootings was still building. While Soweto was still burning. While the corpses of the shot children were still warm. And now the African Commonwealth countries, which boycotted the Montreal Olympics because of New Zealand’s presence, are threatening to extend their boycott to the Edmonton Commonwealth Games of 1978.
1981 Springbok tour. NZ Journal of Public History. Inside the 1981 Springbok tour - The Listener. Thirty years after the 1981 Springbok rugby tour, Police have given the Listener access to previously classified documents.
Looking back, the violence of a secret police training session was an indication of what was to come. It was June 1981. Six weeks before the arrival of the Springbok rugby team, elite riot police drilled at Papakura Army Base. They faced off against 70 chanting soldiers who were stand-in protesters. According to a trove of long-restricted police files released to the Listener, three police required medical treatment for injuries after the training drill. NZ On Screen. NZ Security Intelligence Reports on 1981 Springbok Rugby Tour Protests. Release of NZSIS Reports on 1981 Springbok Rugby Tour Protests 21 December 2011 This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the 1981 Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand.
Puke Ariki - Springbok Tour Forces Brave Decision. By Virginia Winder Graham Mourie: Said 'no' to tour.
Image: The Taranaki Daily News Graham Mourie: Said 'no' to tour. Image: The Taranaki Daily News. The Springbok Tour Of 1981 – 25 Years On. SOUTH AFRICAN CONSULATEWELLINGTON (NZ)Gregory FortuinHonorary Consul for the Republic of South Africa Wednesday 19 July 2006.
The Springbok Tour Of 1981 – 25 Years On When Sports Minister Trevor Mallard welcomes the 2006 Springboks at a parliamentary function this evening, it will be 25 years to the day since the divisive tour of 1981 began - an event that set mate against mate and divided a nation. The class of 2006 is in New Zealand with the blessing of the nation ranging from Nelson Mandela to the vagrants in the subway of Cape Town station. Te Ara – Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism. New anti-racist groups In the early 1970s new anti-racism organisations were formed to address the consequences of colonisation.
Ngā Tamatoa, made up of young Māori, campaigned on issues such as the loss of land and language, and breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi. University of Canterbury - Springbok Rugby Tour papers. Collection Summary Title: Springbok Rugby Tour papers Creator: University of Canterbury Dates: 1981 - Unknown Description: At the conclusion of the Springbok's Rugby tour of New Zealand in July-September 1981 members of the English Department of the University of Canterbury placed advertisements in a number of newspapers and periodicals throughout New Zealand asking for people's comments and experiences.
Wellington City Library - Springbok Tour 1981. Introduction "A woman show signs of battle after protesters and red squad police clashed at the Luxford Street-Rintoul Street intersection during anti Springbok tour demonstrations in Wellington, 1981.
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