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Pansy Wong

Pansy Wong

Accountant Pansy Wong was the first Asian member of Parliament, and in 2004 was the National Party spokesperson on ethnic affairs and tourism. New Zealand educated, and a speaker of English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghaiese, she is able to mediate between people of different cultural backgrounds in New Zealand.

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - Recent developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Manying Ip, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015