Dr Upali Manukulasuriya (better known to his Taumarunui patients as Dr Manu) emigrated to New Zealand about 1970, one of a number of Sri Lankan professionals who arrived around this time. He became a spokesperson for the United Sri Lanka Association in 1983, the year it was formed.
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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 7 September 2000
Photograph by Derek Flynn
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