|On 6 November 1908, the New Zealand Times reported that Sun Chong Kee, 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. |
|On 10 January 1912, the Evening Post published this advertisement, which stated that they were located on Waiwhetu Road, Lower Hutt:SALE OF FARM AND GARDEN IMPLEMENTS, HORSES, AND SPRING CART.
MONDAY 15TH JANUARY, 2.30 p.m.
MESSRS. LAERY AND CO., LTD., Allen-street, have received instructions to sell at the farm of Sun Chong Kee, Waiwetu-road, Lower Hutt —
2 good half-draught horses
2 sets harness
1 spring cart (to carry 1 ½ tons)
1 tip dray
1 set disc harrows
Together with complete set of garden tools.
|It was listed on page 1250 of the 1913 International Chinese business directory of the world in Wellington, however no location is listed. |
|A "For sale" advertisement in the Evening Post on 3 June 1922 reads:|
- “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.
- ‘Page 12 Advertisements Column 2’, Evening Post, 10 January 1912, VOLUME LXXXIII, ISSUE 8 edition, https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19120126.96.36.199.
- 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
- “Page 1 Advertisements Column 6,” Evening Post, June 3, 1922, Volume CIII, Issue 129 edition, accessed November 1, 2021, https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/EP19220603.2.3.6.
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