Red squad is yellow!

Red Squad is Yellow!

Red squad is yellow!

Poster protesting against the 1981 South African Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand and the New Zealand Police Red Squad. Poster features central image of cartoon pigs dressed in uniforms. Text and image are in red, yellow and blue ink on a pale blue background. Full text from top: ‘Red Squad is yellow!’
Historical Note
'The Red Squad' was comprised of police personnel and formed to handle protests by anti-tour groups in preparation for the 1981 Springbok Rugby Tour of New Zealand. They were equipped with long batons, riot shields and helmets.


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