Results in topics with category of Immigration
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The first arrived in New Zealand between 1938 to 1941. This was the period where many women and children arrived to join their men folk here. Life was difficult for
Herbert Wong's account of the journey he took as a young child, from his war-torn Chinese hometown to settle in New Zealand. The story was submitted to the NZCA Short
The term "diaspora" is defined as the migration or scattering of people away from their ancestral homelands.
The first Chinese market gardens were recorded in 1866
If you want to know more about Chinese communities in New Zealand and around the world, Lynn Pan's book is worth checking out
As the Chinese proverb goes “Falling leaves return to their roots”, each of us have a beginning which spans 4 generations ago or beyond the places we call home.
The project process is illustrated in the snap-shot of the students working with the residents and enjoying the social connection made at the Villages.
Shipping List - Refugee Chinese women and children, with some men folk, arrival to Auckland and Suva, via Sydney. Compiled From paper records held at the Auckland Archives - compiled
Chinese Passengers / Shipping List Sydney to Auckland on SS Marama 22 October 1929. Compiled from paper records at Auckland Archives.
Chinese Passengers / Shipping List on SS Maheno Sydney 29 June 1928 to Auckland 3 July 1928. Compiled from Paper Records at Auckland Archives.