Story: Holland, Sidney George

Holland announcing emergency regulations, 1951

Hear Prime Minister Sidney Holland announcing the imposition of emergency regulations during the 1951 waterfront dispute, on 1 May 1951. He outlines the government's position, and talks of the need for sterner measures in the face of 'terrorism' from the workers' side. (7 min 8 sec)

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Barry Gustafson. 'Holland, Sidney George', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2024)