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Welcoming Scottish children, 1940

Welcoming Scottish children, 1940

Labour Prime Minister Peter Fraser (centre) and National Party leader Adam Hamilton (second from right) – both of Scots ancestry – join a crowd of Scottish children in Wellington on 27 September 1940. The young visitors arrived under the Overseas Reception Scheme.

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John Wilson, 'Scots - Scots in public life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015