Stop the tour, Mobilise May 1

Fight Apartheid Stop the Tour Mobilise May 1st

Stop the tour, Mobilise May 1, 7 pm

Poster announcing march times and locations to protest the 1981 Springbok tour of New Zealand. Depicts intersection of roads as a blue cross on buff background with with blue text in each quadrant. Main text: ‘Stop the tour, Mobilize, May 1, 7 pm. Additional text in quadrants, from left to right, top: 'meet at Riccarton Mall..' '...or Merivale Mall'. Bottom: 'meet at Sydenham Park...' '...or Lancaster Park'.
Historical Note
Friday, 1 May 1981 was the second National Day of Action against the tour, organised nationally by Halt All Racist Tours (HART) to co-ordinate numerous smaller and local protest groups. The first National Day of Action had been on 5 December 1980. In Christchurch, four separate marches were organised from different points in the city (Riccarton, Sydenham, Lancaster Park and Merivale) to converge on Cathedral Square for a rally. Several groups were involved in organising the marches, including the Christchurch Coalition Against the Tour (CAT) and Women Against the Tour.


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