Kōrero: Waikato places

Polynesian festival, 2004

Polynesian festival, 2004

Large numbers of Pacific Island immigrants, including people from the Cook Islands, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga and Nuie, came to work at the Kinleith mill, and their descendants still live in Tokoroa. This Polynesian heritage is celebrated at an annual festival.

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Chris Westinghouse Photography
Photograph by Chris Westinghouse

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Tokoroa', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27358/polynesian-festival-2004 (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015