Kōrero: Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism

Women's anti-racism march

Women's anti-racism march

In 1983 film-maker Merata Mita described 'Pakeha groups up and down the country who were concerned around the [1981] Springbok Tour and who came out of it looking at the issue of domestic racism' (P. Rosier, ed. Broadsheet – twenty years of Broadsheet magazine, Auckland: New Women's Press. 1992, p. 45). Among the most active of these Pākehā anti-racists were radical feminists such as the women in this photo, seen marching to the Waitangi national marae on Waitangi Day 1983.

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Photograph by Gil Hanly

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Robert Consedine, 'Anti-racism and Treaty of Waitangi activism - Organising against racism, 1970s to early 21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26681/womens-anti-racism-march (accessed 28 September 2021)

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