Kōrero: Migrant and refugee organisations

Pacific Islanders' Congregational Church, 1960s

Pacific Islanders' Congregational Church, 1960s

Members of the first Pacific Islanders' Congregational Church in New Zealand, located in Newton, central Auckland, pose on the church steps in the 1960s. The girls, in white dresses and caps, and the boys, in dark suits, are members of the church Bible class. Churches such as this one acted as community centres and support groups for Pacific Island migrants to New Zealand cities.

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Private collection, Melani Anae

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Migrant and refugee organisations - Later migrant organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27483/pacific-islanders-congregational-church-1960s (accessed 7 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018