|The colours of the Newfoundland tartan are related
to the 'Ode to Newfoundland', the second anthem of the province. Gold
for the sun, green for the pine clad hill, white for the snow, brown
for the minerals under the earth and red to denote her British origins.
In 1972, the Minute of Provincial Affairs of the Province petitioned
the Lord Lyon to record the tartan in the Writs section of the Lyon
Court Books. This was done on the 3rd of September, 1973.