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Evidence of gang warfare in Petone - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley, 18 november 1978

Reference Number: EP/1978/3728/10-F

Police at a property in Waione Street, Petone, take control of an early morning fracas. The grounds are strewn with empty beer bottles, and molotov cocktails, their wicks protruding from the bottle necks, are ranged along the tops of the letter boxes. Photographed by Evening Post staff photographer Ian Mackley on the 18th of November 1978

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Part of:
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) Individual image on 35mm negative strip Single negative

Historical Notes: Residents feared for the safety of a nearby petrol station.

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