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Originally named the Poon Yu Association[1], the Poon Fah Association was first established in 1870 in the South Island goldmining period.[1]

The Poon Fah Association was one of several Chinese associations in New Zealand[2]. In Wellington the Poon Fah Association Building is located at 150 Vivian Street.

Poon Fah Association New Zealand Inc. Building. December 2017. Photo: (C) 2017 Cameron Sang



  1. 1.0 1.1 Alexander Turnbull Library, 2008, Poon Fah Association of New Zealand Incorporated : Records. Alexander Turnbull Library: Unpublished Collections: https://tiaki.natlib.govt.nz/#details=ecatalogue.504450, accessed January 7, 2018.
  2. New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu Taonga, and Mark Derby 2017 Migrant and Refugee Organisations – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Web page. https://teara.govt.nz/en/migrant-and-refugee-organisations/page-1, accessed January 7, 2018.

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