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Scuffle between a policeman of the Red Squad and anti Springbok rugby tour demonstrators in Wellington - Photographs taken by Peter Avery, 28 Aug 1981

Reference Number: EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-1981 Springbok Tour-03-F

Scuffle between a policeman of the Red Squad and helmeted anti Springbok rugby tour demonstrators in Wellington, 28 August 1981. Original caption reads: "A member of the 50-strong Red Squad in action and the reaction that followed from one of the demonstrators as she was suddenly pushed sideways. The marchers, who had earlier been marching 10 abreast and filling two lanes along Courtenay Place, were confined to marching in one lane as the squad took command." (Evening Post 29 August 1981). Photograph taken by Evening Post staff photographer Peter Avery.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cellulose triacetate photonegatives, related to Springbok Tour, Peter Avery, New Zealand Police. Red Squad, Wellington City, Protective clothing, Police - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Demonstrators, Demonstrations - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Anti-apartheid movements.

Part of:
Demonstrations regarding the Springbok rugby tour of 1981, Reference Number EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-1981 Springbok Tour (3 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 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 19.9 x 24.4 cm. Single photograph

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