There is a growing movement to document local Chinese history. Here are two recent papers:
REMEMBERING HAINING STREET: With both eyes open
Here is a sneak preview of Laws and Policies relating to the Chinese in New Zealand by Nigel Murphy commissioned by the New Zealand Chinese Association
Read about the proposed History of the West Coast Chinese to be published by the West Coast Historical & Mechanical Society (Shantytown) in their Newsletters.
Julia Bradshaw - curator and researcher, 2007
In addition work is being done by: