Story: History of immigration

Lebanese wedding

Lebanese wedding

In the 1890s there was some ethnic diversity in New Zealand with the arrival of Dalmatians at the Northland kauri gumfields, and some Lebanese, particularly in Dunedin. Here, members of the city’s Lebanese community celebrate a wedding.

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Depression: 1885 to 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2128/lebanese-wedding (accessed 18 February 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015