Story: Irish

Potato pickers, South Canterbury

Potato pickers, South Canterbury

Potato picking was a pursuit which the Irish would have known about from home. These men are working around South Canterbury, another area with strong Irish connections.

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2023)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015