Story: Parades and protest marches

Welcoming the Duke

Welcoming the Duke

Aucklanders cheer as the Duke of Edinburgh parades up Queen Street in a carriage in 1869. A celebratory arch decorated with foliage, flags, and signs was specially built for the occasion.

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Parades and protest marches before 1890', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010