Labour, Faith & Favour
Labour, Faith & Favour

Labour, Faith & Favour

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As Irish, Catholic Labour-voting farmers, the O'Connor-McPadden family was something of an anomaly on the ''waspish'' Waimea Plains. Labour, Faith & Favour treats the various elements that made up this particular family cultures - labour, in every sense of the word; the Catholic faith which played a very dominant role; and favour, the co-operative spirit which characterised so much of life in the rural sector in earlier times.

Told with warmth and humour, it traces the story of three generations from the time of the irish famine; their enormous commitment to farming, community building and education, their achievements and, interestingly, their foibles