Tet Offensive

Part of story: Asian conflicts

A protest march is a procession of people along streets or roads to publicise a grievance.

Part of story: Public protest

In 1981 thousands of New Zealanders took to the streets to try and stop the Springbok rugby tour; in the late 1970s Ngāti Whātua occupied their former lands at Bastion Point for 507 days, until evicted by police.

Part of story: Public protest

The Cold War existed between 1945 and 1991, with New Zealand aligned for the most part with the Western powers and making contributions in Berlin and South-East Asia.

Part of story: Cold War

Nuclear bomb testing in the Pacific from the 1950s drew new supporters to the peace movement. The 1960s and 1970s saw increased protest generally.

Part of story: Parades and protest marches

The Korean War, 1950–53

Part of story: Asia and New Zealand

Since colonial times New Zealanders have taken to the streets to celebrate success or promote causes.

Part of story: Parades and protest marches

Māori have a long history of fighting for their rights, over issues ranging from land loss and language revival to exclusion from rugby tours of South Africa.

Part of story: Ngā rōpū tautohetohe – Māori protest movements

With the end of the Second World War, in a struggle for power and influence, the Soviet Union squared off against its former allies: the US, Britain and France.

Part of story: Intelligence services

In 1969 four student activists attempted to blow up the flagpole at Waitangi as a protest against the Vietnam War. Most of the acts described as terrorism in New Zealand have been bombings as a form of protest.

Part of story: Terrorism and counter-terrorism

War and peace

Part of story: Anglican Church

Second and third Labour governments

Second Labour government

Part of story: Labour Party

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