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Stand Up: A History of Protest in New Zealand

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by Dylan Owen

This article looks at a number of important social issues and significant events in New Zealand’s history, thematically linked around the idea of protest. The text is organised in chronological sequence from the passive resistance seen at Parihaka in 1881, through to the anti-TPPA protests in 2016.

Series: School Journal Level 3 November 2017

Learning area: English, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 6

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: apartheid, conflict, GE-free, general strike, genetic engineering, Great Depression, Great Strike 1913, hīkoi, history, Kate Sheppard, Māori Land March, marches, Nelson Mandela, New Zealand history, Parihaka, passive resistance, petitions, protest, right to vote, riots, rugby, Springbok tour 1981, strikes, Te Whiti-o-Rongomai, Tohu Kākahi, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), unions, Vietnam war, Waterfront Dispute 1951, watersiders, Whina Cooper, women’s suffragette petition

In: School Journal Level 3 November 2017

Publication date: November 2017

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