Story: North Americans

Patricia Winton, American immigrant

Pat Winton came to New Zealand in 1959 to work for the American embassy in Wellington. She later married a New Zealander, had two children, and in 1995 took out dual New Zealand–United States citizenship. Listen to Pat talk about the differences between the New Zealand and American ways of life in the early 1960s.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'North Americans - 1940–present: closer contact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015