Story: Parades and protest marches

Waihī supporters

Waihī supporters

Women and children march through Waihī’s streets in a show of solidarity with striking gold miners during the 1912 dispute. Women were steadfast supporters of the strike, hooting at those they regarded as enemies of the struggle.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, P. J. O'Farrell Collection
Reference: PAColl-4586-02
Photograph by R. Rogers

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Protest marches, 1890 to 1951', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010