Story: Women’s movement

Albert Park demonstration, 1971

In 1971 women's liberation activists took part in the Auckland Centennial Parade. They carried a coffin, ending their mock funeral procession at the statue of Queen Victoria in Albert Park. They are shown here arriving, with a speech making links between the early suffragettes and their own struggle for equality.

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Megan Cook, 'Women’s movement - The women’s liberation movement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/27906/albert-park-demonstration-1971 (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 May 2011