Kōrero: History of immigration

Betty Meyer, Scottish immigrant

Betty Meyer emigrated to New Zealand from Hawick in the Borders country of Scotland in 1952 at the age of 16. She came with her parents who had been sponsored by a Dunedin woollen factory. In this interview she explains why her parents decided to leave Hawick for Dunedin.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: Betty Meyer interviewed by Lyndon Fraser

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Assisted immigration revives: 1946 to 1975', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/2149/betty-meyer-scottish-immigrant (accessed 30 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015