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The Invincibles

In 1924–25 the All Black rugby team toured the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Canada and won all their matches – earning them the nickname the ‘Invincibles’. New Zealanders were overjoyed. On their return home, they paraded through Wellington streets to celebrate their success.

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Royalty, sport, commerce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010