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Object: "Immigration - Important Notice"

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Title "Immigration - Important Notice"
Production New Zealand Government, 1976, New Zealand
Materials paper, ink
Classification documents
Credit line Gift of John Foster, 2009
Registration number FE012416

This government notice documents the controversial "Dawn Raids" period when Pacific migration to Aotearoa New Zealand had come under strict Government scrutiny. This notice was displayed in Post Offices around the country to encourage alleged Pacific Island overstayers to register between 10 April and 30 June 1976, without facing prosecution under the Immigration Amendment Act (1974).

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