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Temperance Ladies’ Brass Band

Temperance Ladies’ Brass Band

The strong influence of English nonconformism was expressed especially in the vitality of reform movements in New Zealand, such as temperance and women’s suffrage. In this photograph, taken in the 1910s, temperance women play in a brass band, another English import.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, William Archer Price Collection (PAColl-3057)
Reference: 1/2-000336-G
Photograph by William Archer Price

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Terry Hearn, 'English - Religion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Terry Hearn, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015