Kōrero: Indians

A Waikato farming family

A Waikato farming family

From the late 1930s many Punjabi Sikhs, who had often acquired farming experience in India, settled in the Waikato region and took up dairy farming. This 1993 photograph shows descendants of one of these families, working in their milking shed.

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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Photograph by David Cook

Permission of Waikato Museum – Te Whare Taonga o Waikato must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Indians - 1920s–1930s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1829/a-waikato-farming-family (accessed 25 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015