Story: Southland region

New Year’s Day, 1874

New Year’s Day, 1874

New Year’s Day was an important day of celebration in Scotland, which carried over to Southland. These pipers and others, standing outside the Athole Arms Hotel in Invercargill, have probably dressed for the occasion.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20078/new-years-day-1874 (accessed 29 February 2020)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015