Story: Auckland region

Crown Lynn workers

Crown Lynn workers

In the 1960s thousands of Pacific Island people immigrated to Auckland to fill labour shortages. Many found jobs in local industries, including the Crown Lynn ceramics factory in West Auckland. These workers are preparing coffee mugs for glazing and firing.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Expansion: 1941–1979', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15906/crown-lynn-workers (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016