Story: Parades and protest marches

Otago centenary parade

View the Otago centenary street parade through Dunedin in 1948. The parade was led by a pipe band followed by Māori paddlers on a waka (canoe), symbolising the arrival of human settlers in the region. Other participants include goldminers, and men and women dressed in colonial garb.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Centennial City. National Film Unit, 1949

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Ben Schrader, 'Parades and protest marches - Parades, 1890 to 1950', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/21080/otago-centenary-parade (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010