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South Wairarapa Workingmen's Club float

South Wairarapa Workingmen's Club float

Members of the South Wairarapa Workingmen's Club in Greytown take their pursuits and interests to the public with this float in 1954. The members are drinking beer, playing cards, leaning on a pool table, and expressing their loyalty to the new British queen with a display of Union Jacks.

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Jock Phillips, 'Men’s clubs - Workingmen’s clubs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018