Kōrero: History of immigration

Interview with Samoan overstayer

During the 1990s people were streaming into New Zealand, particularly from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. There was not a huge increase of Pacific Islanders during this decade, and in fact a few Pacific Islanders were deported for overstaying their temporary residence permits. This Samoan woman talks about her pending deportation as an overstayer, and her fears for her three New Zealand-born children.

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Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: Immigration - overstayer/DAT941103

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Multi-cultural New Zealand: 1991 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/2163/interview-with-samoan-overstayer (accessed 7 June 2023)

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