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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 03 August 1981, with the caption: "On the verge of the unknown…the thin blue line faces the protesters.” The Standard reported that protesters against the Springbok Rugby Tour game held against Manawatū on 1 August, stood ‘eyeball to eyeball’ with Police in riot gear for 24 minutes during an unplanned standoff on the intersection of David and Cuba Streets.

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Image
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2021N_2017-20_034784_001
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Anti-Springbok Tour protesters challenge police lines
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
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IMCA Digital Archive
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Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Palmerston North
Date
August 1, 1981

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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