Story: Workforce composition

Pacific workers at Crown Lynn (1st of 3)

Pacific workers at Crown Lynn

In the early 1960s thousands of people migrated from the Pacific Islands to fill labour shortages in the New Zealand workforce. These workers are preparing coffee mugs for glazing and firing at the Crown Lynn ceramics factory in West Auckland.

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Workforce composition - Migration and work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22698/pacific-workers-at-crown-lynn (accessed 22 January 2020)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010