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History

The (Tung Jung) Association was founded in 1926 by the Chinese who immigrated to New Zealand from the Tung Gwoon (Donguan) and Jungsen (Zengcheng) hence Tung Jung, districts  in the Guangdong province in Southern China.

All Chinese whose ancestry are from the counties of Tung Gwoon (Donguan) and Jungsen (Zengcheng) in Guangdong province in China are invited to apply for membership to the Association.[1]

Locations

Frederick Street

The original Tung Jung Association Building was located in the so called "Chinese Quarter", at 2 Frederick Street, Te Aro, Wellington, one block north of Haining Street. The Association inhabited this building from 1926 until 1991.
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Group portrait of members of Tung Jung Association outside their Frederick Street premises, Wellington. Tung Jung Association of New Zealand Inc, 1926- :Photographs of Tung Jung Association Committee and welcome to Lin Sen and Chan Yew Foon by Wellington Chinese residents. Ref: 1/2-174498-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22845363

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2 Frederick Street. Original Tung Jung Association Building. Photo (C) Cameron Sang 2017

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2 Frederick Street. Original Tung Jung Association Building. Photo (C) Cameron Sang 2017

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2 Frederick Street. Original Tung Jung Association Building. Photo (C) Cameron Sang 2017

Webb Street

From 1991 until 2002, the Association was located on Webb Street.

Webb street thumb

Tung Jung Association Building, Webb Street, Wellington http://www.tungjung.org.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5&Itemid=6

Torrens Terrace

From 2002 until present, the Association has been located at 33 Torrens Terrace.
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Tung Jung Association Building, 33 Torrens Terrace, Wellington (2017)

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Tung Jung Association Building, 33 Torrens Terrace, Wellington (2017)

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Tung Jung Association Building, 33 Torrens Terrace, Wellington (2017)

  1. Tung Jung Association http://www.tungjung.org.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5&Itemid=6

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