Story: History of immigration

English immigrants

English immigrants

In the years during and immediately after the Second World War, a very large majority of immigrants were still from England. Here, an English family comes down the gangplank in 1940.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: PAColl-5482-025

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - The Second World War: 1939 to 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2146/english-immigrants (accessed 8 July 2020)

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