A Strange Land - 39 - Elma MaUa

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A programme looking at the lifestyles of immigrants to New Zealand, their lives in their country of birth, and their impressions of New Zealand.

Programme Number: 39
Subject: Elma MaUa
Roots: Cook Islands
Producer: Tim Ellis

Broadcaster Elma MaUa was one of the first Pacific women to train as a journalist in New Zealand. She talks about coming to New Zealand as a child by boat from the Cook Islands in 1952, travelling from Auckland to Wellington by train.
Her family first lived in Newtown, where there were many other Pacific island families and churches.

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Year 1991

Reference number 33900

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
ELLIS, Tim, Interviewer
MaUa, Elma Ngatokoa, 1948-2010, Interviewee

Duration 00:25:40

Date 31 Jan 1991

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