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Peter Chin

Peter Chin

Peter (Wing Ho) Chin is a lawyer and former Dunedin city councillor who in 2004 was elected mayor of Dunedin. A descendant of one of New Zealand’s earliest Chinese families, he is a member of the national Chinese Poll Tax Trust which was set up with government funding in 2004. The trust aims to raise awareness of the early Chinese community in New Zealand and its history, language and culture.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 14 October 2004

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Manying Ip. 'Chinese - Recent developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 15-Nov-12