Story: Parades and protest marches

Anti-nuclear protest

Anti-nuclear protest

Concern that nuclear war could wipe out life on earth encouraged more people to support nuclear disarmament and other peace movement aims. This 1961 anti-nuclear protest march up Auckland’s Queen Street was led by children – a symbol of innocence and the world’s future.

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Anti-nuclear, Vietnam, Māori, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010