Kōrero: Malaysians and Singaporeans

Cultural troupe, Lower Hutt

Cultural troupe, Lower Hutt

These members of a Singaporean cultural group were photographed in the streets of Lower Hutt, near Wellington, in 1993. Choy Yien Chow (left) is dressed as a Chinese general. Lim Chin Chooe is in traditional Malay clothing, and Thamizhvana Narayanasam wears an Indian costume. They demonstrate the diversity of Singapore’s ethnicities.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1993/2912/36
Photograph by Phil Reid

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:

Carl Walrond, 'Malaysians and Singaporeans - Singaporeans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/936/cultural-troupe-lower-hutt (accessed 25 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 1 Oct 2015