Old Asian, New Asian
K. Emma Ng
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A 2010 Human Rights Commission report found that Asian people reported higher levels of discrimination than any other minority in New Zealand.
K. Emma Ng shines light onto the persistence of anti-Asian sentiment in New Zealand. Her anecdotal account is based on her personal experience as a second-generation young Chinese-New Zealand woman. When Asian people have been living here since the gold rushes of the 1860s, she asks, what will it take for them to be fully accepted as New Zealanders?