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Strike-breakers enter the wharves, 1951


A covered truck carrying strike-breaking (or scab) waterside workers enters a guarded gate at the Wellington wharves during the 1951 waterfront dispute. This photograph was taken on 5 June.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 114/295/01-F
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