Kōrero: Cambodians

Monk Suthep Surapong (2 o 2)

Monk Suthep Surapong

Senior monk venerable Suthep Surapong stands with members of Wellington’s Cambodian community at the site of their proposed meeting hall. By 1990, 500 Cambodian families were living in Wellington and in the early 1990s the community rallied to build the hall in Island Bay. The building is known as the Wat Chethpon Mohaneath.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1990/2874/7
Photograph by Mark Round

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, 'Cambodians - Fitting in: work, community and culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1122/monk-suthep-surapong (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Man Hau Liev and Rosa Chhun, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 30 Mar 2015