"Stop the Tour 1976" protest in Wellington

"Stop the Tour 1976" protest in Wellington

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Date
1976
Ref
AW-1441
Description

All frames taken during a night procession by people protesting against the 1976 rugby tour to South Africa in which the All Blacks finally toured with Māori and Samoan players as "honorary whites." Several of the marchers are wearing masks caricaturing Prime Minister Robert Muldoon who agreed to the request that players go as "honorary whites" (frames 3, 11 & 12); and South African Prime Minister John Vorster. Placards include "All White's alright, eh Rob?"; "C.P.N.Z Racial harmony only thru class war"; "Oppose apartheid. Stop the tour. VUW HART"; "Black and white together". Several of the protesters have their faces painted half black and half white; and Tom Poata is seen in frame 5, with his hands in his pockets. A man is seen in frames 2 & 7 wearing a marching drum. 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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"Stop the Tour 1976" protest in Wellington. Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs. Ref: AW-1441. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38422858

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