Kōrero: Chinese

Pansy Wong

Pansy Wong

Accountant Pansy Wong became New Zealand’s first Asian member of Parliament in 1996, and from 2008 to 2010 was Minister of Ethnic Affairs and Women’s Affairs. New Zealand educated, and a speaker of English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghaiese, she was able to mediate between people of different cultural backgrounds.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: Dom/1997/0319/1-F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Manying Ip, 'Chinese - Recent developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/522/pansy-wong (accessed 5 July 2022)

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