Story: Cambodians

Colombo Plan students, 1972

Colombo Plan students, 1972

Tutor Roger Midwinter shows (from left) Him Mara, Mouw Young Yourng, Neal Neary and Tan Seng An how to use equipment in the language laboratory of Wellington Polytechnic. The four were part of a contingent of eight Cambodian science students studying in New Zealand under the Colombo Plan. Neal Neary is dressed traditionally in a shirt and a skirt-like garment called a sampot.

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Man Hau Liev and Rosa Chhun, 'Cambodians - Immigration: refugees and resettlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 11 December 2023)

Story by Man Hau Liev and Rosa Chhun, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 30 Mar 2015