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On the eve of the Springbok vs Manawatū Rugby match at the Showgrounds, army engineers from Linton moved into the grounds under the cover of darkness to ring the Oval with rolls of barbed wire.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sp 47
Date
1981
Digitisation ID
2014P_Sp47_008783
Held In
Coolstore

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Taxonomy

Tags
1981 springbok tour,
anti-apartheid,
protests,
rugby,
south africa,
sport,
springbok tour,
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