Cities developed ethnic enclaves in the 19th century. In Wellington, the Chinese community settled around Te Aro’s Haining and Frederick streets, shown here in 1904. The area had a disreputable and rather prejudiced reputation among the wider community as a centre of drug-taking, gambling and vice.
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