Story: Britain, Europe and New Zealand

French farmers protesting about New Zealand imports

This television news clip from 1991 shows French farmers burning boxes of New Zealand meat they had hijacked from trucks that were transporting it. They felt that meat imports were threatening their livelihoods.

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Martin Holland and Serena Kelly, 'Britain, Europe and New Zealand - Relations with Britain and Europe in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/36823/french-farmers-protesting-about-new-zealand-imports (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Martin Holland and Serena Kelly, published 20 Jun 2012