Story: Central and South-eastern Europeans

At work in Porirua (2nd of 2)

At work in Porirua

The Austrian tradesmen who came to the Wellington area in the early 1950s were employed to assemble houses. When this work was completed, many found employment on other building projects, including the development of Porirua city, where these two men are at work.

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Pātaka - Porirua Museum of Arts and Cultures
Reference: P 2.244

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John Wilson, 'Central and South-eastern Europeans - Austrians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015