21 Dec 2017

The history of Star Wars in New Zealand

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:29 pm on 21 December 2017

The eighth instalment of Star Wars has just been released in cinemas.  

While it may be set in a 'galaxy far, far away' and produced in the United States, the Star Wars saga has had a profound effect upon New Zealand society, especially the oft-forgotten 'Generation X'. 

One member of that generation is our regular historian, Grant Morris, who looks at the history and impact of Star Wars on New Zealand from its release in 1977 to the present day

Darth Vader costume

Darth Vader costume Photo: wikipedia

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