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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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Object type
Image
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Relation
2017-20
Date
August 1, 1981
Digitisation ID
2021N_2017-20_034784_001
Format
B&W negative
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