Story: Hungarians

Julius Fenyves graduates

Julius Fenyves graduates

Some Hungarians continued to migrate to New Zealand in the 1960s and 1970s, usually as refugees from Communism. One who arrived was Julius Fenyves, who became the oldest graduate of the University of Auckland in 1986.

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Ann Beaglehole, 'Hungarians - Immigration from 1956: refugees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 January 2022)

Story by Ann Beaglehole, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015