Chinese immigration into New Zealand

Timeline created by annabelsullivan
In History
  • Gambling act out lawed pukapoo and fan-tan two chinese games of chance.

  • The poll tax was incresed to a hundred pounds.

  • The old pention act excluded naturalised chinese.

  • English reading tests for the "aliens" which included the chinese.

  • Chinese prevented from becoming naturalised citizens.

  • War refuegees, including chinese, allowed to come on a tempuary basis. tax on chinese abolsihed

  • immagration review permitted chinese with professional qualfications to come to new zealand.

  • Busniness immagration policy selcted immigrants on their personal quallities and not their race.

  • no ore tempory permits or students visas issued to the chinese in the industaty were ti have s