Story: Waikato region

Somali children (2nd of 2)

Somali children

In the 1990s a Somali community grew in Hamilton. Here Somali schoolgirls participate in a lesson alongside Māori and Pākehā children at Peachgrove Intermediate school.

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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Reference: 2006-24-2
Photograph by Mark Hamilton

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - European settlement and population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015