Polynesian Panthers: The Crucible Years, 1971-74

POLYNESIAN PANTHERS represents the first mainstream document of the Pacific rights activist movement, which was at its peak during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The book aims to inform those unaware of the movement and the difficulties Pacific Islanders faced integrating into NZ society during that time. Told through various forms – for example, short stories, interviews (with David Lange, Robert Ludbrook, et al), memoirs, newspaper articles etc – POLYNESIAN PANTHERS is a thorough and hard-hitting account of an important period in NZ’s cultural evolution.

Text: Anae Melani, Burgoyne Leilani et al. paperback. Publisher: Reed New Zealand, 2006.

ISBN: 9780790010014| 0790010011

ID: 17635

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POLYNESIAN PANTHERS represents the first mainstream document of the Pacific rights activist movement, which was at its peak during the late 1970s and early 1980s. The book aims to inform those unaware of the movement and the difficulties Pacific Islanders faced integrating into NZ society during that time. Told through various forms – for example, short stories, interviews (with David Lange, Robert Ludbrook, et al), memoirs, newspaper articles etc – POLYNESIAN PANTHERS is a thorough and hard-hitting account of an important period in NZ’s cultural evolution.