Kōrero: Public protest

1932 depression protests: Dunedin (1 o 3)

1932 depression protests: Dunedin

On 9 January 1932 hundreds of unemployed workers, frustrated and hungry from being denied relief from the government to buy food, marched on Wardell’s grocery store in George Street, Dunedin, smashing its front window. They attempted to break into the store but were repelled and dispersed by police. This photograph shows the attack on Wardell’s.

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Otago Daily Times

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Ben Schrader, 'Public protest - Destructive and violent protests', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/35110/1932-depression-protests-dunedin (accessed 6 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Jul 2015