Story: Page, Ruth Allan

Ruth Allan Page during the Nelson railway closure protest, September 1955

Ruth Allan Page during the Nelson railway closure protest, September 1955

Always impeccably dressed in coat and hat, Ruth Page was the spokeswoman for those opposing the demolition of the Nelson railway line, in a protest that attracted worldwide media attention.

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How to cite this page:

Carol Markwell. 'Page, Ruth Allan', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5p5/page-ruth-allan (accessed 23 September 2021)