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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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New Zealanders working in these countries represent a number of occupations, such as business and commerce, missionary work, medicine, teaching, and engineering. In India a sample of prominent expatriates might include such missionaries as the Revs. B. N. and M. J. Eade, of the New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society, Agartala; Brigadier M. J. Gould, the Salvation Army's editorial and literary officer in Poona; the Rev. and Mrs R. S. Roxburgh, of the United Church Compound, Uttar Pradesh; Major and Mrs R. P. D. Snow, Salvation Army workers in the Poona district; Lorraine Saunders, who has given nearly 30 years' service in India and is now stationed at Kharar; and the Rev. Max R. Robinson, of Saharanpur's United Christian Seminary.

D. N. Chalmers came to India in 1948 and is stationed in Calcutta as manager for India of the New Zealand Insurance Co.D. W. C. Kelsall is an engineer for Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners. Another engineer, who is also a businessman handling electrical equipment, is A. Monkhouse, of Baroda. Lieutenant-Colonel W. F. Titchener worked originally with the Missioners' Association, but is now in business in Ahmedabad as a “management consultant”.

In the medical field Dr H. D. L. Russell is Regional Community Development Adviser at the World Health Organisation Regional Office, New Delhi. Two New Zealand women are working at the Christian Medical College, Ludhiana – Sister M. C. Livingston, who has spent 30 years in India, and Dr Beryl Howie.

Molly Mullan is headmistress of Bishop Azariah School and D. J. R. Cashe has been principal of Noble High School, Masalipatour, since 1939.

In Pakistan Lieutenant-Colonel Maurice Brown is principal of the Pakistan Army Cadet College. He was formerly with UNMOGIP. Among businessmen are I. L. Burr, managing director of the Pakistan Shell Oil Co. in Chittagong; and D. L. Sutherland, of the National Insurance Co. of New Zealand, at Karachi. Another Karachi resident is the Rev. Canon S. N. Spence, of Holy Trinity Compound.

Dr Marjorie R. Young is medical superintendent of the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital in Gopalganj and Dr G. R. Butterfield is stationed in Karachi.

There are very few New Zealanders working in Nepal and Afghanistan, but a recent arrival is F. Young, ICAO Adviser in the Department of Civil Aviation, Katmandu. Miss D. M. Ross also works in Katmandu as a World Health Organisation nurse. At Kabul is Miss M. S. Lochore, a United Nations technical assistant.

Those in Ceylon work mainly in Colombo - R. J. S. Bean, formerly a tea planter, now in business as a merchant; C. R. Dodd, of the commercial services of Radio Ceylon; N. H. Bow; K. D. Banks; and H. W. A. Tarrell. Group Captain Watts is Station Commander at Katunayake, Negombo.

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