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20th-century anti-Chinese legislation (2nd of 2)

20th-century anti-Chinese legislation

Legislation discriminating against Chinese people in New Zealand continued to be enacted until well into the 20th century. This table shows laws introduced between 1901 and 1944, when the poll tax was finally repealed.

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - Later settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/4204/20th-century-anti-chinese-legislation (accessed 26 October 2021)

Story by Manying Ip, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015