Kōrero: Southland region

New Year’s Day, 1874

New Year’s Day, 1874

New Year’s Day was an important day of celebration in Scotland, which carried over to Southland. These pipers and others, standing outside the Athole Arms Hotel in Invercargill, are probably dressed up to mark the occasion.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20078/new-years-day-1874 (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015