Story: Russians, Ukrainians and Baltic peoples

Russian factory workers, 1973

Russian factory workers, 1973

These three women (from left: Katerina Schplivesky, Zena Haight and Sandra Shaouy) were White Russians (supporters of the overthrown Tsarist regime in Russia) who made their home in New Zealand. They were still working for a living in their 60s at a Lower Hutt biscuit factory.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1973/2603/23

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John Wilson, 'Russians, Ukrainians and Baltic peoples - Russians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/779/russian-factory-workers-1973 (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015