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Sending money to family ‘back home’

Sending money to family ‘back home’

New Zealand migrants often retain ties to their country of origin and to family members still living there. Many still send money home, their funds helping relatives and preserving cherished relationships. This shop window in Newtown, Wellington, has two advertisements for the transfer money to Samoa or other international destinations.

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Stephen Levine, 'Political values - Political values and cultural diversity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/36585/sending-money-to-family-back-home (accessed 22 July 2019)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012