Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Ripeka Evans and Donna Awatere (2nd of 2)

Ripeka Evans and Donna Awatere

Donna Awatere (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Whakaue, Te Whānau-a-Hinetāpora) and Ripeka Evans (Ngāti Ueoneone, Ngāpuhi, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Porou) are shown on the cover of the October 1982 issue of Broadsheet, a feminist periodical founded in the 1970s. Both women were heavily involved in protests against the 1981 Springbok tour and were part of the Patu Squad, a Māori group focused on undermining the tour.

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Reference: Broadsheet 103 (October, 1982)
Photograph by Gil Hanly

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Rugby and South Africa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Basil Keane, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 11 Jan 2023