Kōrero: Irish

Potato pickers, South Canterbury

Potato pickers, South Canterbury

Potato picking was a pursuit which the Irish would have known about from home. These men are working around South Canterbury, another area with strong Irish connections.

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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/59/potato-pickers-south-canterbury (accessed 11 August 2020)

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