Story: Immigration regulation

Ken Bowen, Australian New Zealander

Ken Bowen, Australian New Zealander

Ken Bowen, an Australian by birth, arrived in New Zealand in 1964 on a sightseeing trip. He stayed on and married, and by 2004 he had 20 Kiwi grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is shown here in 2000, when he became a New Zealand citizen. He confessed that when the All Blacks played the Wallabies at rugby, he had ‘a bet each way’.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 9 September 2000

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Ann Beaglehole, 'Immigration regulation - 1946–1985: gradual change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)

Story by Ann Beaglehole, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015