Kōrero: Middle Eastern peoples

An Iranian refugee

An Iranian refugee

Iranian Shahab Forouzandeh (shown here in Wellington in 1991), is a trained pilot who flew planes in the Iran-Iraq war. He applied to the Royal New Zealand Air Force, only to be told he was too old. Although he found work as a bus driver in Wellington, he was considering studying computer science.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1991/0258/4a
Photograph by Ray Pigney

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:

James Veitch and Dalia Tinawi, 'Middle Eastern peoples - Other Middle Eastern peoples', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/2023/an-iranian-refugee (accessed 3 December 2021)

He kōrero nā James Veitch and Dalia Tinawi, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015