Story: Dutch

Realising a dream

Realising a dream

Mr J. Vanderkley, who arrived in New Zealand in the 1950s, was able to build his own home three years after his arrival. Many Dutch immigrants at that time shipped out factory-bought prefabricated houses in crates.

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Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - Migration after 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 September 2020)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016