Kōrero: Central and South-eastern Europeans

Builders take a break (1 o 2)

Builders take a break

The high numbers of Austrian tradesmen brought to New Zealand in the early 1950s made it possible for a community to develop. These men, employed in Porirua, celebrate their cultural identity by wearing the costume of their homeland.

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Pātaka - Porirua Museum of Arts and Cultures
Reference: PM 135/9

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John Wilson, 'Central and South-eastern Europeans - Austrians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1704/builders-take-a-break (accessed 26 February 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015