Story: Italians

The Island Bay community

In this clip from a documentary about the Italian fishing community at Wellington’s Island Bay, Maria Grazia Toscano, who arrived from Stromboli as a young girl in 1924, recalls starting school.

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Tessa Copland, 'Italians - Customs and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/451/the-island-bay-community (accessed 21 November 2018)

Story by Tessa Copland, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015