18 Nov 2019

What history reveals about our cultural identity

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:10 pm on 18 November 2019

Who we as New Zealanders isn't just shaped by our history, it is revealed by it. Award winning author Mandy Hager looks at four pivotal, sometimes painful events in our past to see what they reveal about our cultural identity. The Suffrage movement, Pacific Island immigration and the Dawn Raids, the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior and the 1981 Springbok Tour protests, all changed us in some way. Hager's new book is called Hindsight: Pivotal Moments in New Zealand's History. 

Anti Springbok tour protesters in Hamilton, 1981. Photo by Phil Reid.

Anti Springbok tour protesters in Hamilton, 1981. Photo by Phil Reid. Photo: National Library

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