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Tourists stranded in Wellington by a seamen's strike - Photograph taken by Mark Round, 1989

Reference Number: EP/1989/3494/11-F

Tourists stranded in Wellington as a result of a seamen's strike which disrupted the sailings of the interisland ferries. From the Left are Nellie Ancel, Jeff Ranch, Ann Johnston, Cynthia Merworth and Thane Kraut. Photographed on the 26th of September 1989 by Evening Post Staff photographer Mark Round.

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Tourists stranded in Wellington by a seamen's strike - Photograph taken by Mark Round, Reference Number EP/1989/3494-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) single image on 35mm negative stripSingle negative

Historical Notes: The seamen striking were those running the Arahura and Arahunga ferries. The issue was over redundancy notices issued by the Railways to five able seamen from each boat.

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