Story: Filipinos

The 1,000th Colombo Plan student

The 1,000th Colombo Plan student

Fidel Madlansacay, the 1,000th student to come to New Zealand under the technical assistance programme of the Colombo Plan, exchanges gifts with New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake in 1962. Fidel was headed for Massey Agricultural College to study pastoral and dairy management.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1962/0448

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Carl Walrond, 'Filipinos - Arrivals and settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 10 Sep 2015