Irish Protestants and Catholics brought a long tradition of sectarian conflict to New Zealand. This excerpt from a December 1879 report in the Timaru Herald describes a confrontation between Protestants, described as 'the Orange party', and local Irish Catholics.
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Reference: Timaru Herald, 27 December 1879, p. 2
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