Kōrero: Irish

Building railways, Hokitika

Building railways, Hokitika

As in other new worlds, there was a good proportion of Irish among New Zealand’s railway workers. These navvies are working on railways on the West Coast in 1908.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Joseph Quinn Collection
Reference: 1/2-179289; G
Photograph by James Ring and L. A. Inkster

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 - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/58/building-railways-hokitika (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015