The Timaru Caledonian Games had been held each New Year's Day for 70 years when this documentary was filmed in 1946. For Scots settlers, the New Year holiday was a time to celebrate and to assert their identity. The tradition endured.
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Reference: Weekly Review 229. National Film Unit, 1946.
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