In the 1920s there was an increase in immigrants from the more industrial areas of northern England, especially Yorkshire. One Yorkshire immigrant who arrived in 1927 was a man simply known as Mr Pearson. He had worked at a dockyard at South Bank-on-Tees. Here he and his wife discuss the differences in work practices in New Zealand compared with Yorkshire.
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Reference: Mobile unit - Pearson family gathering/MU294
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