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A new settler’s identity card (2nd of 2)

A new settler’s identity card

On his arrival in New Zealand, Aleksander Niedaszkowski went initially to the resettlement camp at Pahīatua. There he was issued with a ‘new settler’s identity card’, which he took with him into the community when he was discharged from the Pahīatua camp.

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Theresa Sawicka, 'Poles - 20th-century arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/1172/a-new-settlers-identity-card (accessed 20 June 2019)

Story by Theresa Sawicka, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015