Kōrero: Irish

Building a Catholic school

Building a Catholic school

The Catholic Church became the strongest vehicle for expressing Irish heritage in New Zealand. Here Ryan Brothers, building contractors of Irish background, have begun clearing the grounds of Our Lady of Fatima, a Catholic parochial school in Mairehau, Christchurch, which opened in 1952.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: 1983.237.618; 4921.25
Photograph by F. E. McGregor

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - The Catholic Church', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/71/building-a-catholic-school (accessed 11 August 2020)

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