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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 1 August 1981, with the caption: "Ground in state of siege." Barbed wire was erected around the Showgrounds and barricades blocked parts of Cuba Street in anticipation of anti-Apartheid and anti-Springbok Tour protests during the rugby match played between the Springboks and Manawatū on 1 August 1981

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2021N_2017-20_034781_001
Title
Barbed wire at the Showgrounds
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
August 1, 1981

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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