The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Bill 1977 aimed to expand the SIS's powers to intercept private communications. The bill attracted large-scale protests during its passage through Parliament, including this protest ‘embassy’ in Parliament grounds. As well as picketing Parliament, protesters targeted the SIS headquarters in Taranaki Street, Wellington.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
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