Story: Parades and protest marches

Graduation parade (3rd of 3)

Graduation parade

Capping parades declined in the 1960s as student interest in horseplay faded – and bills for damage by drunken students mounted. They were replaced by formal parades of graduands. This is the University of Otago parade along Dunedin’s George Street in 2008.

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Otago Daily Times
Photograph by Linda Robertson

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Parades, 1890 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/21083/graduation-parade (accessed 27 May 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010