Kōrero: Cold War

Dancing Cossacks

In 1975 the National Party exploited Cold War anxieties about communist influence in New Zealand society to great effect. In an election advertisement it raised the fear that the incumbent Labour government's superannuation scheme would lead to the nationalisation of all land and assets. The suggestion was absurd, but National went on to a landslide victory in the 1975 general election.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - The Cold War at home', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/32721/dancing-cossacks (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Gerald Hensley, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012