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Laundry, at 59 Taranaki Street, Te Aro, Wellington. Listed on page 1249 of the International Chinese business directory of the world (1913).[1]

On 6 November 1908, the New Zealand Times reported that Fon Lee, in Wellington, donated £1 1s to the funds of Wellington Hospital. It was noted that Chinese residents in Wellington had contributed a total of £111 8s. [2]

“Practical Sympathy,” New Zealand Times, November 6, 1908, Volume XXX, Issue 6660 edition, Page 3, accessed October 29, 2021, https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/NZTIM19081106.2.9.

In November 1928 the business donated £1 1s to the National Art Gallery and Dominion Museum Fund.[3]

The owner was a member of the Toi Shan Association.[3] 1249 International Chinese business directory of the world.jpg


  1. Huang, J. (1913). International Chinese business directory of the world / compiled by Wong Kin. International Chinese Business Directory Co. https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b440600;view=1up;seq=9
  2. “Practical Sympathy,” New Zealand Times, November 6, 1908, Volume XXX, Issue 6660 edition, Page 3, accessed October 29, 2021, https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/NZTIM19081106.2.9.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Evening Post. (1928, November 1). For Mount Cook. Evening Post, p. 9. Retrieved from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19281101.2.96

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