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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
Digitisation ID
2014P_Sp47_008783
Title
Barbed Wire Fence - Springbok Vs Manawatū Rugby match
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sp 47
Date
1981

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Creation

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Place
The Showgrounds. Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

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