Story: Ethnic inequalities

Hong Kong Chinese professional worker

Hong Kong Chinese professional worker

Freddy Louie, a migrant from Hong Kong, works at GMP Pharmaceuticals, a company that makes natural health products in East Tāmaki, Auckland. Although Louie had some difficulties at work because of his limited English, his educational background gained him a skilled role in the company. Asian people were well-represented among the professional workforce in New Zealand in the early 21st century.

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David Pearson, 'Ethnic inequalities - Occupation and education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)

Story by David Pearson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 May 2018