ZA COM MR-AAO-324
Thomas Oliver 'Tom' Newnham
- 1926-01-01 - 2010-12-31 (Accumulation)
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Personal archive ; The Alexander Turnbull Library at the National Library of New Zealand holds a substantial collection covering the period 1965-1986.
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Tom Newnham was a New Zealand political activist. He was involved in several causes, including attacking institutional racism in New Zealand, and opposing the 1981 Springbok Tour and apartheid in general. He was national president and secretary of the Citizens Association for Racial Equality (CARE) at various times.