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Refugees

Room 7e.  Polish refugees in New Zealand (1944-51)

Maria

Delegate from the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of the Polish Govt in Exile in London

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Facts

On 28 December 1943, the Prime Minister Peter Fraser invites 500 – 700 children and staff to find temporary refuge in New Zealand.  On 31 October 1944, 733 children and 102 staff arrive…

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Testimonials

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