Story: Dalmatians

Permanent residence approvals

Permanent residence approvals

The wars in the Balkans during the 1990s led to an increase in arrivals from the former Yugoslavia. Unlike earlier migrants, they came from all over the region. Refugees were glad to be in a peaceful country, but their relief was tempered by concerns for family left behind.

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Dalmatians - Immigration since the Second World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/276/permanent-residence-approvals (accessed 27 October 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015