Springbok Tour demonstrations

Springbok Tour demonstrations
Date
1981
Ref
AW-2242
Description

All images show anti-tour protesters and spectators in Wellington. They were taken in the City and Thorndon area, including Jervois Quay, Tinakori Road, the motorway overbridge above the Hutt Road, and down on the Hutt Road. A large crowd is sitting across the middle of the road in Jervois Quay, blocking traffic, with the Wharf Offices on the left (frame 1); and a large crowd of protesters is blocking a car from driving up Tinakori Road, Murrayfield Drive visible on the right, with a placard reading "Allblocks' Toys, Racist Ploys" (frames 2 to 4 & 12). A group is being turned around and pushed back by police on the Motorway Overbridge near Hobson Street (frames 6 & 7); several people are walking onto the garden across Hobson Street with the German Embassy building visible in the background (frames 8 & 9); then a group is at the bottom of Tinakori Road on the corner of Thorndon Quay, with the building partially used by Downtown Cellars (frame 11 & 12). Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra.

Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompanying the corresponding proof sheet

Quantity: 4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images.

Physical Description: Cellulose acetate roll film

Use/Reproduction
All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at westra@suite.co.nz and 04 976 7663. Copyright: Copyright held by Ans Westra
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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs
Format
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives, Cellulose acetate roll film
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Springbok Tour demonstrations. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AW-2242. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38423594

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