Demonstrators picket outside the South African consulate general in Wellington's Molesworth Street in 1977, calling for an end to diplomatic ties with South Africa in protest at its policy of apartheid. After decades of public protest, New Zealand broke off diplomatic relations with South Africa in 1984. They were re-established in 1994 following the end of the apartheid regime. A South African high commission opened in Wellington in 2009.
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