Wellington Chinese History Wiki: Tong Yan Gaai
The New Zealand Chinese community has a long history in Wellington, New Zealand, with the earliest Chinese settling in Wellington around the 1870s.
Tong Yan Gaai (唐人街: Chinese People's Street or Chinatown) was the name used by early Chinese in Wellington, to refer to Haining Street (and possibly the area around it), considered the centre of the early Wellington Chinese community.
This wiki maps locations of significance to this community, and some of the history, organisations, businesses and people associated with them.
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- Te Aro Seed Company 11 hours ago
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- Wong Tong and Sons 18 hours ago
- LOCAL AND GENERAL, Evening Post, Volume CVI, Issue 129, 28 November 1923 18 hours ago
- Raymond Wong Tong 19 hours ago
- Raymond Tong Wong 19 hours ago
- Charlie Yung Sing 6 days ago
- SUPREME COURT. Evening Post, VOLUME LXXXV, ISSUE 114, 15 MAY 1913 6 days ago
- FREDERICK-STREET FRACAS. New Zealand Truth, Issue 405, 29 March 1913 6 days ago
- Han Fon 6 days ago
- HAINING STREET HOSPITALITY, (New Zealand Truth, Issue 880, 7 October 1922)
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