Kōrero: Scandinavians

Dannevirke information centre

Dannevirke information centre

The Viking waving his sword above the Dannevirke information centre is part of the borough’s branding as a tourist destination: the dramatic figure alerts the casual traveller to the area’s Scandinavian founders. While local people still celebrate this heritage, the languages and culture have largely disappeared.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Scandinavians - Culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/288/dannevirke-information-centre (accessed 23 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015