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 fares of British orphans and children living in unsatisfactory family circumstances 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 6 December 2023)

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