Story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

Patu! (1st of 2)

This is the first part of Merata Mita's (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāi Te Rangi) classic documentary Patu!, which records the campaign of civil disobedience against the Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand in 1981.

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Basil Keane, 'Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements - Rugby and South Africa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

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