Kōrero: Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism

Syd Jackson

Syd Jackson

Anti-racism activist Syd Jackson (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Porou), head of the New Zealand Federation of Māori Students, greets the South African anti-apartheid campaigner Dennis Brutus with a hongi (traditional welcome gesture) on his arrival at Auckland airport in 1969. Brutus was president of the South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, which campaigned for the suspension of South Africa from the Olympics because of its policy of apartheid.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by Marti Friedlander

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Consedine, 'Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism - Opposing domestic and international racism, 1960s and 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26673/syd-jackson (accessed 2 February 2023)

He kōrero nā Robert Consedine, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 28 May 2018