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The New Zealand Scotsman magazine

The New Zealand Scotsman magazine

From 1912 to 1933, a magazine kept New Zealanders of Scottish descent informed about the activities of Scottish societies, and helped sustain Scottish traditions in New Zealand. The magazine’s cover for April 1927 illustrates the important place ‘Scotland’s poet king’, Robert Burns, had in the lives of Scots in New Zealand.

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John Wilson, 'Scots - Scottish culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/187/the-new-zealand-scotsman-magazine (accessed 17 October 2017)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015