Kōrero: The New Zealanders

Chinese New Year festival

Chinese New Year festival

In the last quarter of the 20th century the idea of a multicultural New Zealand emerged. This expressed the view that people might have different backgrounds and cultural traditions yet still be fully accepted as New Zealanders. Multiculturalism allowed the Chinese, some of whose families had been in New Zealand for over a century, to become more open in the display of their culture. Here, the Chinese community celebrates the Year of the Dragon and the coming of a new millennium in Wellington.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 2748-Ehtnology-Ethnic Groups in New Zealand

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:

Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealanders - Multicultural New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2001/chinese-new-year-festival (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 20 May 2015