40 years since a rugby tour split New Zealand | A Nation Divided

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Batons, brawls and barbed wire: Today marks 40 years since the start of the 1981 Springbok rugby tour that sparked unprecedented civil unrest in New Zealand.

In a 1 NEWS special we look at the key elements and characters from this turbulent era in New Zealand’s history.

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