Mrs Lawson and Miss Bellett with boxes full of the Save Manapouri petition, 22 May 1970
Reference Number: EP/1970/2201/12A-F
Mrs V G Lawson and Miss R Bellett, staff members of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society, supporting the 1.5 metre high pile of cartons containing the "Save Manapouri" petition. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 22nd of May 1970.
Mrs Lawson and Miss Bellett with boxes full of the "Save Manapouri" petition, Reference Number EP/1970/2201-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 negative strip Single negative
Historical Notes: The petition contained 264,857 signatures and was presented to Parliament on Tuesday, 26 May 1970. The decision to launch the petition was made 13 January and from the beginning of February it had circulated throughout New Zealand.
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