South africa's apartheid policies and attitudes created obvious problems for new zealand rugby, given the prominence of māori in the sport. This is the wooden cross that was carried onto the rugby field at hamilton by protesters against the 1981 springbok tour in august-september. Geni project: 1981 springbok tour the 1981 south african rugby tour (known in new zealand as the springbok tour, and in south africa as the.
If the recent spate of news and television reflection on the 1981 tour has interested you, there are numerous collections in the macmillan brown. Protests against the south african rugby team touring new zealand divided the country in 1981 discover the reasons behind this civil disobedience, as well as.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the 1981 springbok tour the article below was originally a talk given to an activist meeting at victoria. Protesters march through the streets chanting stop the tour police did not interfere because they were instructed not to in order to avoid conflict the protesters. Study 1981 springbok rugby tour of new zealand flashcards at proprofs - flash cards to revise causes and consequences arising from the springbok tour of. Richard seddon welcomes the all blacks, 1906 springbok tour protesters, 1981 softball protest, 1976 new zealand olympic team, moscow,. Although the mass protests and civil unrest of the 1981 tour are seen as the pinnacle of the rugby and race debate, protests against playing south african teams.
The tour supporters were determined that the first springbok visit to new zealand since 1965 would not be spoiled the anti-tour movement was equally. The 1981 south african rugby tour polarised opinions and inspired widespread protests across other countries and from protest groups in new zealand such as hart reached a head when the nzru proposed a springbok tour for 1981. Apartheid, animosity, outrage the 1981 springbok tour to new zealand still stirs strong memories shane gilchrist discusses positions with.
Organized by hart (hlat all racist tours tens of thousands of people protested against the tour around the country jul 19, 1981. Thirty years after the 1981 springbok rugby tour, police have given the six weeks before the arrival of the springbok rugby team, elite riot. As the 2011 rugby world cup opens up in new zealand we publish an interesting comment by miles lacey on the sharp class divide that was.
Anti springbok tour protesters at auckland international airport protesting the arrival of the south african rugby team in 1981 photo / file, nz. Protesters in hamilton during a demonstration against the 1981 springbok tour – photograph taken by phil reid dominion post (newspaper). This year marks the 30th anniversary of the 1981 springbok rugby tour of new zealand due to on-going public interest, including a recent. the rugby tour that split us (2011, july 9) new zealand herald [auckland, new zealand], p 18 topic page picture springbok tour 1981 topic page.