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Police snuff out burning effigy representing the staff of Te Puni Kokiri, 3 March 1995

Reference Number: EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-General-02

Two police snuffing out a buring effigy of a Te Puni Kokiri worker in a bed of Council bedding begonias in the middle of Lambton Quay, Wellington. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 3rd of March 1995.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Ministry of Maori Development, Wellington City, Lambton Quay, Maori - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Police - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Demonstrations - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Begonias - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Effigies - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Executions in effigy - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
General protests and demonstrations in New Zealand, Reference Number EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-General (2 digitised items)
Evening Post illustrations file, Reference Number PAColl-7327-1 (342 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 colour original photographic print(s)Dye coupler print, 25 x 20 cms. Single photograph

Historical Notes: In 1995 the National Goverment proposed a fiscal envelope of $1 billion to settle Maori claims. Maori were opposed to the idea. On the 3rd of March 1995 a group of 80 Maori students demonstrated outside the Department of Maori Development, Te Puni Kokiri, in opposition to the department marketing this proposal.

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