Kōrero: Place names

Jean Hing unveiling street sign, August 2007

Jean Hing unveiling street sign, August 2007

Jean Young (nee Hing) and son Robert unveil the first Chinese script road sign in New Zealand in Otaki in 2007. The sign acknowledges the contribution Chinese have made to the community over more than 80 years. Many were originally market gardeners.

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Kapiti Coast District Council

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Place names - Omissions and minor influences', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20427/jean-hing-unveiling-street-sign-august-2007 (accessed 22 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008