Kōrero: Welsh

Wellington Welsh Society banners

Wellington Welsh Society banners

The Cymdeithas Cymraeg Wellington Welsh Society was formed in 1907 and is still active. In the late 1980s Paul Evans, whose father and wife were both Welsh, joined the committee. He thought that the society needed something to display on public occasions to provide an authentic atmosphere, so he designed and made a banner each year. He is pictured (right) sitting beneath his banners at the society’s St David’s Day celebrations on 1 March 1998.

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Private collection, Margot Griffiths

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Terry Hearn, 'Welsh - Welsh culture in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/763/wellington-welsh-society-banners (accessed 2 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Terry Hearn, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015