Thursday, November 11, 2010

Celebrating the Chinese Republic 1952 in Wellington

Hundreds of Chinese from many parts of New Zealand gathered at Karori Park, Wellington on October 10th 1952 to celebrate the national day of the Chinese Republic with similar celebrations were held by other Chinese communities in the Dominion.

1.Five of a kind. These smiling lasses are, Joyce Lee, Ashburton, Molly Joe, Upper Hutt; Carole Wong, 2.Wellington; Eileen Wong, Dunedin; Maisie Lowe, Oamaru.
3.Father and Daughter. Rev. Timothy Mah, Wellington, holds his 19mnth daughter Dora.
4.Fun While it Lasted. Boy with an outsized balloon, will it last much longer?
5.Brought Her Knitting. Mrs J Joe of Otahuhu with Katherine Ngan of Shannon.
6.Doctor's Orders? Anthony Law aged 3, don of Dr Roy Law of Wellington demolishing an ice-cream.
7.On Your Marks. Girls line up for the egg and spoon race.
8.Vigorous Protest. Made by Maureen Gow when her grandfather Mr H. Gow of Otaki suggested it was time to go.
From the New Zealand Freelance Pictorial Weekly Wednesday October 22nd 1952

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