Story: North Americans

An anti-Vietnam War protest

An anti-Vietnam War protest

Pressure from the United States for New Zealand to send troops to the Vietnam War gave rise to a vigorous local protest movement from the late 1960s. A speaker addresses a clearly anti-American crowd outside Parliament Buildings in Wellington in 1969.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
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Nancy Swarbrick, 'North Americans - 1940–present: closer contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015