Kōrero: Chinese

Market gardeners, 1888

Market gardeners, 1888

As the Otago goldfields were depleted, many Chinese moved into other occupations such as market gardening. This photograph, published in the Otago Witness in February 1888, shows Ah Sam and Joe Shum preparing to set off for market with vegetables they have grown.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, McNeur Collection (PAColl-5135)
Reference: C-6165-1/2

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:

Manying Ip, 'Chinese - Later settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/509/market-gardeners-1888 (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Manying Ip, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015