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This image was taken (but not used) for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 01 August 1981. Extra police personnel were flown into Palmerston North in anticipation of game-day anti-Springbok Tour and anti-Apartheid protests. The Standard reported there were 1000 police, including a special riot squad, and 5000 protestors. The 1pm March culminated in a 24 minute standoff with the police lines on the corner of David and Cuba Streets.

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Image
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Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Date
August 1, 1981
Digitisation ID
2021N_2017-20_034783_005
Format
B&W negative
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