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Scoop Images: Multicultural Aotearoa In Wellington

Photo essay by Kevin List and Alastair Thompson


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The front of the 2000 strong march against racism reaches Lambton Quay.


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"Diversity Yes, Racism No – Multicultural Aotearoa" – the banner at the front of the march reads.


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The march against racism makes its way down Lambton Quay …


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.. TV cameras in tow.


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The Police presence was light.


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Many groups were represented.


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Sticking to the left the march used the top gate to enter Parliament's grounds


A young onlooker at the rally at Parliament finds a better vantage point.


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More of the crowd at Parliament.


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Some of the attendees were battling history as well as racism.


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With the crowd all in place (to the left of Richard Seddon) it was time for the speeches. See if you can spot yourself in the full-size version (1.2Mb)


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Speakers included Tze Ming Mok of Multicultural Aotearoa…


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& Teanau Tuiono of Aotearoa Educators.


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