Ethnic and religious intolerance

... and raided the homes of alleged overstayers – usually at dawn, to catch them before they woke. In 1982 the Privy Council ruled that a ... and raided the homes of alleged overstayers – usually at dawn, to catch them before they woke. In 1982 the Privy Council ruled that a ...

Part of story: Ethnic and religious intolerance

Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism

... march (hīkoi) to protest the loss of Māori land. Police dawn raids on the homes of Pacific Islanders whose temporary work permits had ...

Part of story: Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism

Samoans

... including early conflict in Samoa and the infamous dawn raids of the mid-1970s, the New Zealand–Samoa story is one of proud ... including early conflict in Samoa and the infamous dawn raids of the mid-1970s, the New Zealand–Samoa story is one of proud ...

Part of story: Samoans

The digital era, 1990 to 2000s

... album was digitally recorded in their practice room. Dawn Raid Music Dawn Raid Music was formed in 1996 by former school friends ... D and Andy Murnane. Its name harks back to police dawn raids on Pacific Islands immigrants in the 1970s. Dawn Raid planned to record ...

Part of story: Recording companies and studios

Intolerance towards Pacific migrants

... and deport those who had overstayed their work permits. Raids on the homes of alleged overstayers – usually at dawn, to catch people before they woke – began in 1974. In the 1975 general ...

Part of story: Ethnic and religious intolerance

Organising against racism, 1970s to early 2000s

... together on issues of domestic racism during protests over dawn raids by police on the homes of Pacific Island overstayers, who had come to New ...

Part of story: Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism

Immigration and aid

... relationship Police with dogs bursting into homes at dawn, random street checks on immigration status, draconian powers for the ... with Samoans and Tongans particularly affected, and ‘dawn raids’ by police on the homes of suspected overstayers were introduced in ...

Part of story: Pacific Islands and New Zealand

History and migration

... Zealand economy declined after 1973, this flexibility ended. Dawn raids on the homes of alleged overstayers began in 1974. Politicians blamed ...

Part of story: Samoans

Māori settlement

... sail first. Kupe finished his by midnight; Ngake took until dawn. Ngā-Rā-o-Kupe (Kupe's Sails) can be seen in the form of a triangular ... Pahīatua and Woodville, moving into the forest during enemy raids. In the 1830s the Ngāti Kahungunu leader Nuku-pewapewa attacked the Te ...

Part of story: Wairarapa region

Many leave, fewer arrive: 1975 to 1991

... campaign to find Pacific Island ‘overstayers’ in dawn raids. Pacific Islanders were not the only targets of public opprobrium – ...

Part of story: History of immigration

Controlling Pacific Island immigration

... or temporary permits. Enforcing the distinction led to dawn raids on Pacific Island households in Auckland, and other measures. The ...

Part of story: Immigration regulation

North Taranaki war, 1860–1861

... Awa returned fire, causing the British to take cover. At dawn they found the pā had been abandoned. 10 quid and a VC The first ... Devon Road, which linked Waitara to New Plymouth, conducting raids and firing upon the camp at will. On the morning of 27 June 1860 the ...

Part of story: New Zealand wars

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