Riot 111 was a New Zealand political punk band active from 1981 to 1984, and often associated with anarcho-punk. The group was formed by two political activists, singer "Void" and drummer Roger "Riot" Allen, during the South Africa national rugby union team's infamous 1981 tour of New Zealand. The band is named after the New Zealand emergency phone number, 111.
In 1981 a racially exclusive South African rugby team toured New Zealand, provoking the greatest civil unrest in the country since the 1951 waterfront strike. Wellington's political…
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