Indonesian New Zealanders

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Indonesian New Zealanders are New Zealand citizens and residents of Indonesian descent. As of 2006, approximately 3000 Indonesians lived in New Zealand.[1][2] Roughly 500 Chinese Indonesians fled to New Zealand after the mass violence directed against them during the Jakarta riots of May 1998 and the fall of Suharto; however, many were denied formal refugee status.[3]


  1. ^ "The Indonesian New Zealanders", AM: The Asian Magazine (6), February–March 2008, retrieved 2008-02-22 
  2. ^ Walrond, Carl (2007-09-21), "New Zealand Peoples: Indonesians", Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, ISBN 978-0-478-18451-8, retrieved 2008-02-22 
  3. ^ "Refugees fight to stay in NZ", BBC News, 2000-04-17, retrieved 2008-02-22 

Further reading[edit]

  • Torgersen, Mayumi (1997), "Orang Indonesia di Auckland", in Yoon, Hong-key, Vietnamese, Indonesian and Hong Kong immigrants in Auckland, University of Auckland, ISBN 978-0-908672-90-5