Scots - Podcasts

Stephanie Gibson, Te Papa History Curator, talks to Seán Brosnahan, Otago Settlers Museum Curator, about some Scots settlers in Otago.

Images are courtesy of Otago Settlers Museum.

John Buchanan

Episode One: The Otago Settlers Museum

Seán Brosnahan discusses the Scottish roots of their collection and early settler John Buchanan (1804?-80) and his warm and welcoming family.

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DM Stuart

Episode Three: Donald McNaughton Stuart of Knox Church, Dunedin

Seán talks about Dr Donald McNaughton Stuart (1819?-94), a much-loved Presbyterian minister of Knox Church in Dunedin.

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Glengarry Monument

Episode Two: Glengarry, the Highland Chief

Seán Brosnahan talks about the story behind the Highland Chief, Alexander Ranaldson MacDonell, 17th Chief of Glengarry (1834-62), the last of his line who is buried in Dunedin's southern cemetery.

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Scotia's Hardy Sons

Scotia's Hardy Sons

Scotia's Hardy Sons performed their new and traditional Scottish music at Te Papa on the 17 January 2008. They then answered a few of our questions.

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