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St Patrick's Day parade

St Patrick's Day parade

Since the 1970s there has been a revival of Irish traditions in New Zealand, with renewed celebrations of St Patrick's Day and the emergence of Irish pubs. This float was sponsored by the Black Harp, an Irish-style pub, for Wellington’s St Patrick's Day celebrations in 2003.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Culture after 1922', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/366/st-patricks-day-parade (accessed 28 March 2017)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015