We have selected these online resources to support you when you need information relating to the popular curriculum topic, Immigration to New Zealand. SCIS No. 1550254
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Presents a list of websites relating to shipping lists, passenger information, the first four settler ships to Canterbury, and New Zealand family history.
Recent statistics about migration into New Zealand. How many people are arriving in New Zealand and where they are coming from.
Presents a range of primary sources relating to new settlers coming to live in New Zealand in the 19th and 20th century. Includes paintings, maps, diary extracts, cartoons and photographs.
Primary, Intermediate, Secondary
New Zealand History Online covers British and Irish Immigration (1840-1914) and Assisted Immigration (1947-1975).
Te Ara covers immigration in a few different articles. Look for ‘History of Immigration’; ‘The Voyage Out’; and for specific immigrant groups search under ‘Peoples’.
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