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Old Chinese store at Nokomai River

Old Chinese store at Nokomai River

Presbyterian minister Alexander Don (right) stands with Soo Yan in front of the Chinese store at Nokomai River, Southland, on 14 January 1903.

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Presbyterian Archives, Knox College, Alexander Don Collection

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - The first immigrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2023)

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