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Anti-Springbok tour protests - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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View these artifacts from the time of the tour. These items belong to

Te Papa Museum in Wellington.

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Robert Muldoon | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Robert Muldoon | NZHistory, New Zealand history online | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
Rob Muldoon was one of our most polarising PMs, the voice of ‘the ordinary bloke’ to supporters and a dictatorial bully to critics.
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Biography - Robert Muldoon

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Film: opposing views - 1981 Springbok tour | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Film: opposing views - 1981 Springbok tour | NZHistory, New Zealand history online | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
A 1981 All Black, Doug Rollerson, and flour-bomb pilot Marx Jones provide opposing views on the tour in this 2006 interview. Both are adamant that they were right in the stance they took at the time.
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This scoop is a film archive from the NZ History website. Browse the website for more film clips that have recorded the depth of emotion held by individuals on all sides of the Tour debate.

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CARE and HART protest, 1972 – Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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From the same collection at Te Ara. HART (Halt All Racist Tours) & CARE (Campaign for Racial Equality) Telephone interview with the head of South African Rugby Football Union.

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NZ memories: Protests during the Springboks tour - National - NZ Herald News

NZ memories: Protests during the Springboks tour - National - NZ Herald News | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
The tour started and ended at Auckland Airport. The night the Springboks arrived, the police lining the perimeter were in ordinary uniform, facing hundreds of protesters in jeans and
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Read the the blog comments below the article for further viewpoints

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The rugby tour that split us into two nations - National - NZ Herald News

The rugby tour that split us into two nations - National - NZ Herald News | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
The face of the red squad
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It's been 32 Years since the Springbok Rugby Tour caused riots and violence across New Zealand. This article, written on the 30th anniversary of The Tour, looks once again at the events and the arguments.

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The 1981 Springbok rugby tour | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

The 1981 Springbok rugby tour | NZHistory, New Zealand history online | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
For 56 days in July, August and September 1981, New Zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute. The cause of this was the visit of the South African rugby team – the Springboks.
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1981 Springbok Tour - Poster Collection - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries

1981 Springbok Tour - Poster Collection - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
A selection of thumbnails of posters from Christchurch City Libraries - click through to view the posters
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Christchurch City Libraries' Heritage collection shows posters relating to the 1981 tour.

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1921 Springbok tour – Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

1921 Springbok tour – Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
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Fabulous resources here ( Te Ara - New Zealand's Online Encyclopedia) showing the background of Anti-Racism building up to the 1981 tour.

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Battle lines are drawn - 1981 Springbok tour | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

Battle lines are drawn - 1981 Springbok tour | NZHistory, New Zealand history online | SpringbokTour 1981 | Scoop.it
The tour supporters were determined that the first Springbok visit to New Zealand since 1965 would not be spoiled. The anti-tour movement was equally determined to show its opposition to it.
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Apartheid in South Africa Laws, History: Documentary Film - Raw Footage (1957)

Apartheid (lit. "aparthood") (pronounced [uh-pahrt-heyt, [uh-pahr-hahyt]) is an Afrikaans word for a system of racial segregation enforced through legislatio...
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