Kōrero: Irish

Soldiers guard Māori prisoners, 1867

Soldiers guard Māori prisoners, 1867

Some Irish came as soldiers in the New Zealand wars and then settled. These soldiers, including some from the Royal Irish Regiment, are guarding Māori prisoners at the Rutland Stockade in Whanganui.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, William James Harding Collection (PAColl-3042)
Reference: 1/2-000047; G

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Migration 1850–1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29/soldiers-guard-maori-prisoners-1867 (accessed 24 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015