Collection 108 - Citizens Association for Racial Equality

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Citizens Association for Racial Equality


  • 1964-01-01 - 1986-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The University of Canterbury, Macmillan Brown Library holds the archive of the organisation covering the period 1966-1986.

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Founded in 1964, the Citizens Association for Racial Equality (CARE) campaigned to eliminate all sporting contacts with South Africa so long as it practiced apartheid. CARE spearheaded opposition to the 1965 Springbok rugby tour of New Zealand. Besides working towards a boycott of all sports contacts with South Africa it also focused on racism in New Zealand.

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