Kōrero: Laotians

Refugees arrive, 1985

Refugees arrive, 1985

Young Laotian refugee Souriyanh Thongprachanh presses his nose to the glass at Auckland’s airport. Held by his mother Khamphy, he tries to catch a glimpse of a country and of relatives he has never seen. Mother and son were among 64 refugees from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam who arrived in 1985.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Auckland Star Collection (PA-Group-00610)
Reference: EP-Politics-Immigration-Refugees-03

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Man Hau Liev and Rosa Chhun, 'Laotians - Immigration: escaping the Killing Fields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1079/refugees-arrive-1985 (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Man Hau Liev and Rosa Chhun, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015