Kōrero: History of immigration

'Taking a rise out of the new chum'

'Taking a rise out of the new chum'

At the turn of the century the many immigrants from Britain were occasionally mocked. Sometimes they were labelled ‘new chums’, as in this cartoon of 1904.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Migration: 1900 to 1914', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/2134/taking-a-rise-out-of-the-new-chum (accessed 5 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015