Queen Street riot

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Morning Report coverage of the riot which broke out in Queen St, Auckland on 07 December 1984, at a free rock concert.

Geoff Robinson introduces a report by Ray Wilmot, which includes actuality of the band DD Smash, rioting, comments from a young woman about youth wanting to see some 'action', police commander Graham Perry, Auckland shop-keepers.

Then Lindsay Perigo interviews Police Minister Ann Hercus and Auckland Mayor Cath Tizard about the riot's causes and police response. The role alcohol played in the riot is discussed.

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Year 1984

Reference number 328128

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits Robinson, Geoff, Presenter
Perigo, Lindsay, 1951-, Interviewer
Wilmot, Ray, Reporter
Tizard, Catherine, 1931-, Interviewee
Hercus, Ann, 1942-, Interviewee

Duration 00:09:12

Date [10 Dec 1984]