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Ecology Action Group demonstrators in Wellington, 31 Jul 1972

Reference Number: EP/1972/3700/9-F

Ecology Action Group demonstrators in Wellington carrying crosses listing ecological disasters, 31 July 1972. Messages on crosses include: "Lake Monowai, A NZED power hungry blunder"; "1982 Stitch bird extinct"; "1973 In memory of red rocks crushed to death"; "Wellington Harbour last acre reclaimed 2001"; and "Wanganui river died 1972, drowned by sewage". Photograph taken by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

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Ecology Action Group demonstrators, and crosses on the lawn at Parliament, Reference Number EP/1972/3700-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) (Individual image on negative strip)Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Horizontal imageNegatives

Historical Notes: The crosses were later put into the lawn at Parliament.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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