Wellington Chinese History Wiki
Early Chinese activity in Wellington historically centred around Haining Street and Frederick Street, which was unofficially known as Wellington's Chinatown, or 'Tong Yan Gaai' (Chinese People's Street).
Although this wiki focuses on the greater Wellington area, there will be some content from further afield, which has a connection with the history of Chinese in Wellington.
Recently updated articles
- Chinese Factions in Wellington. Alleged Threats and Attempts to Murder. Nelson Evening Mail. November 26, 1900 2 days ago
- Chinese in Wellington. Marlborough Express. 9 August 1906 2 days ago
- A Chinese Wedding (Evening Post, Volume CVII, Issue 31, 7 February 1929) 2 days ago
- Heavy Fines. Fielding Star. 26 August 1906 2 days ago
- Anti-Chinese Meeting in Wellington. Wanganui Herald. 21 August 1890 2 days ago
- The Shanghai Restaurant
- SICK AND WOUNDED, Evening Post, Volume CXXIX, Issue 153, 29 June 1940
- A CHINESE QUARREL, Otago Daily Times, Issue 14822, 2 May 1910
- HAINING STREET HABITUES (New Zealand Times, Volume XL, Issue 9017, 14 April 1915)
- HAINING STREET HOSPITALITY, (New Zealand Truth, Issue 880, 7 October 1922)
- Dragon Tails Conference
- Dragon Tails Conference 2019
- Guy Ngan
- Wong She & Co
- Chinese Baptist Church
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Timespanner. (2018, December 11). Timespanner: Early Chinese in Wellington. Retrieved 10 December 2018, from https://timespanner.blogspot.com/2018/12/early-chinese-in-wellington.html
- ↑ Wellington City Council. (2013). Thematic Heritage Study of Wellington. Retrieved 8 November 2017, from https://wellington.govt.nz/~/media/services/community-and-culture/heritage/files/thematic-heritage-study.pdf?la=en
- ↑ The Prow, & Stade, K. (2008). Appo Hocton – Jumped ship to become first Chinese Immigrant to New Zealand. Retrieved August 31, 2017, from http://www.theprow.org.nz/people/appo-hocton/#.Waht38ig-Uk
- ↑ HO, D. K. T. (2016). Appo HOCTON. Retrieved November 29, 2017, from https://www.objectaffection.com/appohocton/
- ↑ New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu Taonga, & Spoonley, P. (2017, August 1). Welcoming Chinese miners, 1865 [Web page]. Retrieved 25 September 2017, from https://teara.govt.nz/en/cartoon/28172/welcoming-chinese-miners-1865
Scroll and zoom on the map to explore locations in Wellington of significance to the Wellington Chinese community.
Note: Number in black (eg: 8) indicate more than one place of interest. Please zoom in to view.
Wellington Chinese History