Springbok tour 1981 by: crystal ardern published: waikato times 22 july 2006, d7 25 july 1981, hamilton's rugby park was the scene of the mass demonstration and protest of the springbok tour in new zealand. The 1981 springbok tour was a significant event in new zealand history as it caused a split in the population between supporters of the tour and people who were against it.
The springbok rugby team's tour of aotearoa, new zealand in 1981 brought forward issues around racism and specifically, apartheid in south africa. The 1981 south african rugby tour (known in new zealand as the springbok tour , and in south africa as the rebel tour ) polarised opinions and inspired widespread protests across new zealand. This pathfinder will help you find resources to assist your study of the 1981 springbok tour of new zealand the controversial tour became one of the most divisive events in new zealand history, with the impact reaching far beyond the playing field. For 56 days in july, august and september 1981, new zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute,more than 150,000 people took part in over 200 demonstrations in 28 centers, and 1500 were charged with offences stemming from these proteststo some observers it might seem.
Modifying policies in 1970 south africa made the decision to modify their policy’s to allow maoris to play in the tour and be known as ‘honorary whites’. For 56 days in july, august and september 1981, new zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute. The 1981 springbok tour was one of the most controversal tours in the history of rugby with apartheid being a major problem in south africa at the time politics were dragged into the game that both south africa and new zealand love rugby third test match the 12th of september was the 3rd and. Springbok tour 1981 we have selected these resources to support you when you need information relating to the topic, the 1981 springbok tour scis no: 1809122.
Photos of the 1981 springbok tour protests from the herald archives. Graduate journal of asia-pacific studies 2:1 (2004), 32-43 ‘we don’t want your racist tour’: the 1981 springbok tour and the anxiety of settlement in. The silent revolution: the 1981 springbok tour details miles lacey 10 september 2011 from 9 th september to 23 rd october, 2011, new zealand will be the host to the 2011 rugby world cup.
As the 2011 rugby world cup opens up in new zealand we publish an interesting comment by miles lacey on the sharp class divide that was revealed during the 1981 (south african) springbok tour of the country. The 1981 springbok tour caused so much concern across the tasman that the australian government considered barring new zealand from the 1982 brisbane games, according to just released official documents new zealanders remember the 1981 springbok tour all too well the storming of the pitch in.
The 1981 south african rugby tour (known in new zealand as the springbok tour, and in south africa as the rebel tour) polarised opinions and inspired widespread protests across new zealand. Ikipediaorg/wiki/1981_springbok_tour fromwikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia (redirectedfrom1981springboktour) thisarticleneedsadditionalcitations. Patu - merata mita’s patu is a startling record of the mass civil disobedience that took place throughout new zealand during the winter of 1981, in protest against a south african rugby tour. The conflict within new zealand over sporting contacts with apartheid south africa reached a peak in the protests against the 1981 springbok rugby tour of new zealand.Download