Story: Public protest

Anti-mining protest

Concern over government plans to allow mining in national parks led to a 40,000-strong protest march down Auckland’s Queen Street on 1 May 2010. This television news report highlights the strength and broad scope of the opposition. The government later dropped the proposal.

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Ben Schrader, 'Public protest - Protest marches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 February 2024)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 26 Apr 2023