Photos/Cartoons

The book, Peace Warriors, contains other photos which for copyright reasons cannot be shown here. (Click photos to enlarge).

1. Parihaka village on the day of the invasion, 1881 – the villagers seated, centre right.

parihakaCredit: Parihaka. Parihaka album 1. Ref: PA1-q-183-18. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23014599

2. Ormond Burton (left) stands on a firing step on the Somme, France, 1918.

BurtonWW1Credit: New Zealand soldiers in the front line on the Somme, La Synge Farm, France. Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918. Ref: 1/2-013092-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

3. Nuclear test, Bikini Atoll, 1946. Ex-WW2 warships were moored around the atoll and the explosion was detonated underwater.

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4. Protest against visit of nuclear submarine to Auckland, 1979

subCredit: Auckland protest against submarine USS Haddo, New Zealand. Dominion post (Newspaper) :Photographic negatives and prints of the  Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP-Navy-Warships-USS Haddo-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

5. Detention Camp for conscientious objectors in WW2, near Taupo.

hautu1Credit: Hautu Detention Camp, Taupo district. Barrington, Archibald Charles, 1906-1986 :Photographs of World War II conscientious objectors, and of Hautu Dentention Camp, Taupo district. Ref: 1/2-037722-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

6. Attitude to conscientious objectors in WW1: -1

Judge (to Conscientious Objector): “Here is your certificate.”

Observer, 15 July 1916. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

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The Shirker’s Last Refuge: “Ee’s a Quaker all right.”

Observer, 01 July 1916. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

7. Tank Man: the cover illustration by Hugh Todd

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8. Elizabeth Eckford: the photo of Elizabeth facing an angry mob outside her high school became known as ‘the photograph that shamed the nation’.  Link to the photo.

9. Vietnam: NZ and Australian Prime Ministers take a stand on the Vietnam War, ‘backed’ by Uncle Sam.

vietnamMinhinnick, Gordon Edward George (Sir), 1902-1992:The strong stand. ‘I am pleased that such a strong stand was taken and expressed in the communique on the Vietnam issue’ – Mr Holyoake. 17 April 1964. Ref: E-549-q-13-204. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.