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Apple Protestors Descend On The Capital

Apple Protestors Descend On The Capital

More than 1000 angry protestors whose livelihood’s rely on getting kiwi apples into the Australian market swarmed through the streets of Wellington this afternoon. The protest was reasonably lively and a good number of office workers and downtown commuters made use of the free apples carted around by dozens of tractors.


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A large mass of grumpy New Zealand apple growers mass in Brandon Street Wellington


A flotilla of tractor’s carried the rear guard of the apple protest

The banning of kiwi apples is no laughing matter for NZ’s horticulture industry.

What the protest is all about – apples – our (NZ) apples.



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