Kōrero: Immigration regulation

British children arrive in Auckland, 1949

British children arrive in Auckland, 1949

Because it was felt New Zealand needed more people, immigration from the United Kingdom and Ireland remained free of all restraints after the Second World War. Immigrants from Europe were also relatively free from restrictions. The costs of British orphans or children in unsatisfactory family circumstances coming to New Zealand were paid by the government.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ann Beaglehole, 'Immigration regulation - 1946–1985: gradual change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1376/british-children-arrive-in-auckland-1949 (accessed 26 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Ann Beaglehole, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 18 Aug 2015