From 1881 Chinese entering New Zealand had to pay a poll tax of £10, which was increased to £100 in 1896. This certificate records the fact that in July 1922 the father of six-year-old Kwok Sai To paid the fee so that his daughter could join him in New Zealand.
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Reference: Manying Ip, Dragons on the long white cloud: the making of Chinese New Zealanders. Auckland: Tandem Press, 1996.
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