30 July 2012 – SOCIAL HISTORY OF NZ.CHINESE GROWERS OF NZ
30 July 2012 – SOCIAL HISTORY OF NZ.CHINESE GROWERS OF NZTwo new books published by the Dominion Federation of New Zealand Chinese Commercial Growers were launched on 21 July 2012.
Sons of the Soil: Chinese Market Gardeners in New Zealand is a 550-page, lavishly illustrated social and community history of more than 140 years of Chinese involvement producing the nation's vegetables.
The first Chinese market gardeners arrived with very little to make a home and a life on the land. They worked onerous hours in all weathers to make a place for themselves and their families. It would be a rare local New Zealand Chinese family that did not have a link with a market garden.
Authors Lily Lee and Ruth Lam travelled to the major market gardening regions to research and interview market gardeners to capture for the first time their stories in their own words.
The authors trace the beginnings of an often over-looked agricultural story, and recount the social and community stories that have never been told.
Success through Adversity: A History of the Dominion Federation of New Zealand Chinese Commercial Growers, authored by Nigel Murphy, is a 168-page story of service and dedication.
Founded in 1943 and run by men who gave of their time and effort on behalf of their fellow growers, the Dominion Federation of New Zealand Chinese Commercial Growers has steadfastly upheld the rights of Chinese market gardeners for nearly 70 years.
for more info: www.sonsofthesoil.co.nz
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