This photo is from the Waipū Museum Art n Tartan Wearable Art Awards in 2016. Waipū retains a strong connection with its early Scottish settlers and is known for its Tartan Week celebrations and the Waipū Highland Games. The Art n Tartan awards have been held annually since 2010, and they celebrate the 1782 repeal of the British Act of Proscription, which banned the wearing of 'Highland clothing' in Scotland.
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Courtesy of Peter Grant Photography