Story: History of immigration

Vietnamese family

Vietnamese family

The collapse of American-backed régimes in South-East Asia sent some refugees to New Zealand, including over 4,000 from Vietnam. Here, the Buivan family from Vietnam pose in their Wellington dairy in 1982.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: PAColl-7327
Photograph by Don Scott

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Many leave, fewer arrive: 1975 to 1991', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2160/vietnamese-family (accessed 20 March 2019)

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