Kōrero: Greeks – the Hellenic community

Greek hotel workers

Greek hotel workers

A government scheme to provide domestic staff for hotels and hospitals brought 267 young Greek women to New Zealand between 1962 and 1964. This publicity photograph shows women at work in a hotel soon after arrival in 1962.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Greeks – the Hellenic community - Arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/122/greek-hotel-workers (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 30 Mar 2015