Story: History of immigration

'Taking a rise out of the new chum'

'Taking a rise out of the new chum'

At the turn of the century the many immigrants from Britain were occasionally mocked. Sometimes they were labelled ‘new chums’, as in this cartoon of 1904.

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Migration: 1900 to 1914', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/2134/taking-a-rise-out-of-the-new-chum (accessed 26 June 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015