Kōrero: Hungarians

A Southland family

A Southland family

This formal portrait is of the Kókay family in the Southland town of Tūātapere. Those who came from Csongrád in southern Hungary in the early 20th century migrated in family groups. Eventually securing land of their own, they became part of the local farming community.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection, Kókay family

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ann Beaglehole, 'Hungarians - Immigration before 1956: navvies and exiles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1052/a-southland-family (accessed 31 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Ann Beaglehole, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015