2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell


Joe & Fay Gock, Auckland Market Gardeners


“When we came during the war we were frightened refugee’s now we are here we don’t feel anything different than any other kiwi. Chinese, European we are just one nation!” Fay Gock.

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

The Cao Family, owners of Kowloon Takeaways


“They say we are Chinese but we say we are Kiwi.” Regina Cao
 

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

Dr. Renee Liang - Paediatrician, Poet and Play write


“I've often thought that's the ideal for an egalitarian society...that there's difference but no one sees it as a problem.”

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

Dr. Patrick Fong, Chiropractor. 

“One of the only times I was teased for being different was when my parents sent me to school with fried rice one day. From then on I only took sandwiches to school.” 

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

Xu Meizi “Jennifer” - Accountant
“I know people back in China who are far better off than me financially but their life style is so fast paced they don’t have time to just be happy. The rich lifestyle isn’t worth it if you can’t enjoy it.” Xu Meizi (Jennifer)

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

Karen Zhang - Owner of X-plain in New Market

“In New Zealand I feel happy and free being who I am, I don’t feel the pressure to be ‘kiwi’.” 

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

E-PAC Dragon & Lion Dance Group

“We are influenced by the Kiwi culture...You can be born Chinese but be Kiwi in behaviour”

Serenity on Fire
Serenity on Fire

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

Unleashed
Unleashed

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

The Beast
The Beast

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

Raw
Raw

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches
Serenity on Fire
Unleashed
The Beast
Raw
2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell


Joe & Fay Gock, Auckland Market Gardeners


“When we came during the war we were frightened refugee’s now we are here we don’t feel anything different than any other kiwi. Chinese, European we are just one nation!” Fay Gock.

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

The Cao Family, owners of Kowloon Takeaways


“They say we are Chinese but we say we are Kiwi.” Regina Cao
 

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

Dr. Renee Liang - Paediatrician, Poet and Play write


“I've often thought that's the ideal for an egalitarian society...that there's difference but no one sees it as a problem.”

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

Dr. Patrick Fong, Chiropractor. 

“One of the only times I was teased for being different was when my parents sent me to school with fried rice one day. From then on I only took sandwiches to school.” 

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

Xu Meizi “Jennifer” - Accountant
“I know people back in China who are far better off than me financially but their life style is so fast paced they don’t have time to just be happy. The rich lifestyle isn’t worth it if you can’t enjoy it.” Xu Meizi (Jennifer)

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

Karen Zhang - Owner of X-plain in New Market

“In New Zealand I feel happy and free being who I am, I don’t feel the pressure to be ‘kiwi’.” 

2015 Exhibition: Chinese Roots, Kiwi Branches

by Megan Blackwell

 

E-PAC Dragon & Lion Dance Group

“We are influenced by the Kiwi culture...You can be born Chinese but be Kiwi in behaviour”

Serenity on Fire

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

Unleashed

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

The Beast

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

Raw

A World of Circus Competition, Fire Photography Entry.

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