Chinese immigration to NZ

Timeline created by mattzgotdemskillz
In History
  • gaming outlawed puckapoo and fan-tan chinese games of chance

  • the poll tax was increased to a hundred pounds

  • immigration restriction act which along with excluding criminals, the insane and people with infectious diseases also excluded chinese.

  • english reading test for aliens which include chinese

  • chinese prevented from becoming naturalised

  • factories act limited the hours that laundries employing more than two people

  • amedment to the shops and offices act stated that all people working in fruit shops apart from the owner and his/her spouse had to be paid the basic wage. this stopped chinese fruiterers from using thier children as unpaid workers.

  • immigration review permittedd chinese with professional qualifications to come to nz