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This image was taken (but not used) for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 1 November 1978 “Rowling in top form at opening” Labour leader Bill Rowling opened his general election campaign at Palmerston North’s Opera House with a rousing speech to over 1000 supporters on Tuesday 31 October. He was led through the Opera House aisle by two bagpipers, where he and his wife Glen shook hands with the crowd. The Standard reported that member of the public who could not secure a seat were taken to the Concert Chamber, where they watched the live broadcast of the event on television.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2022N_2017-20_038743_001
Title
"Rowling in top form at opening"
Format
B&W negative
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Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Date
November 1, 1978

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Palmerston North

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Tags
bagpipes,
elections,
labour party,
opera house,
political canvassing,
speeches,
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