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Irish tourists

Irish tourists

The 2011 Rugby World Cup tournament attracted many Europeans to New Zealand – English, Scottish, Welsh, French, Italian, Romanian and Irish teams drew their compatriots across the world. Shown here are a group of green-clad Irish visitors, whose campervan has provided a colourful and patriotic home on wheels and brought them to a match against Russia in Rotorua. 

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Martin Holland and Serena Kelly, 'Britain, Europe and New Zealand - Migration, travel and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/36834/irish-tourists (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by Martin Holland and Serena Kelly, published 20 Jun 2012