Kōrero: South Africans

Nelson Mandela’s election win, 1994

Nelson Mandela’s election win, 1994

The bullet holes in the ballot box in James Hubbard’s cartoon allude to a crime wave that swept through South Africa after the end of apartheid. Many South African immigrants of the 1990s were fleeing crime more than anything else.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: H-233-009
Cartoon by James Hubbard

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'South Africans - Migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/689/nelson-mandelas-election-win-1994 (accessed 16 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015