• Short Summary

    CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND, AND A CHILLY RECEPTION LAST WEEK FOR SOUTH AFRICA'S ALL-WHITE RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM, ARRIVING FOR A TOUR OF THE DOMINION.

  • Description

    CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND, AND A CHILLY RECEPTION LAST WEEK FOR SOUTH AFRICA'S ALL-WHITE RUGBY LEAGUE TEAM, ARRIVING FOR A TOUR OF THE DOMINION.DEMONSTRATORS, MOSTLY STUDENTS, PARADED AT THE AIRPORT IN PROTEST AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA'S APARTHEID POLICY.

    BANNERS CARRIED BY THE DEMONSTRATORS READ: "APARTHEID NO, FOOTBALL YES," AND "NO AFRICANS, NO TOUR" - A REFERENCE THE ABSENCE OF AFRICAN PLAYERS AMONG THE TEAM.

    (A SIMILAR ANTI-RACIAL DEMONSTRATION GREETED THE TEAM WHEN THEY ARRIVED IN SYDNEY EARLIER LAST WEEK TO PLAY AN AUSTRALIAN SIDE).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7Q2IX6F903QLFC1V11HH7QRNU
    Media URN:
    VLVA7Q2IX6F903QLFC1V11HH7QRNU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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