Kōrero: Immigration regulation

Immigration in wartime

Immigration in wartime

During the First World War, no one could land in New Zealand without a passport or other form of identification. ‘Aliens’ (including nationals of the countries with which New Zealand was at war) were required to register. The Undesirable Immigrants Exclusion Act 1919 was aimed at keeping out Germans, socialists and Marxists.

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Reference: New Zealand Statutes Reprint, 1908-1957, pp. 317–22.

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Ann Beaglehole, 'Immigration regulation - 1914–1945: restrictions on non-British immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/4030/immigration-in-wartime (accessed 20 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Ann Beaglehole, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015