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Mai Chen

Mai Chen

When Mai Chen arrived as a child from Taiwan in 1970, she spoke no English. After a glittering academic career she now practises law. As well as advising corporate organisations and the government on legal matters, she has written extensively on administrative law and is an advocate for Asian rights.

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - The new immigrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/523/mai-chen (accessed 2 December 2020)

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