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Polish Children’s Camp, Pahīatua (3rd of 3)

Polish Children’s Camp, Pahīatua

When the children arrived in 1944 they were taken to a specially prepared camp at Pahīatua, where they were cared for and educated. This view of the camp shows its spartan but orderly layout.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
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How to cite this page:

Ann Beaglehole, 'Refugees - 1870s–1940s: refugee groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2022)

Story by Ann Beaglehole, published 8 Feb 2005