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Police and a barbed wire barricade at Invercargill's Rugby Park - Photograph taken by Stuart Menzies, 8 August 1981

Reference Number: EP-Ethics-Demonstrations-1981 Springbok Tour-01

Original Evening Post caption reads: "While the Springboks played Southland at Invercargill's Rugby Park on Saturday, a line of police, ordered to watch the crowd and not the game, man a barricade of barbed wire ringing the playing field. The wire was laid on Friday by soldiers against a possible invasion of the ground by demonstrators." Photographed on 8th August 1981 by Stuart Menzies and printed in the Evening Post newspaper on 10th August 1981.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Stuart Menzies, Invercargill City, Athletic fields, Barbed wire, Grandstands, Rugby football - New Zealand - Southland Region and Police.

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 16.6 x 21.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

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