Lowe Gun 劉根 from Woo Jow Gerk 胡洲腳, Zhongshan
Lowe Gun 劉根 from Woo Jow Gerk 胡洲腳, Zhongshan

Written by Lily Lee, 24 September 2018 Lowe Gun 劉根 Lowe Chung Gun 劉 松根, known as Lowe Gun was born on 19 September 1894. Lowe Gun originally went to Australia and then to Fiji to find…

Lily Lee – About the Author
Lily Lee – About the Author

It has been tremendously rewarding for me to interview, research and write stories about the lives of Chinese people in New Zealand. Lily Lee at the start of Great Wall, 2007. Courtesy LILY LEE. …

The Joe Gock Story
The Joe Gock Story

The story of Joe Gock written by Lily Lee 18 April 2016. This story is extended from the story of Joe and Fay Gock in ‘Sons of the Soil’, Lee and Lam, 2012, pp 411-418. It has been compiled from …

Ho Sue Shee – A Woman from Zhong Shan
Ho Sue Shee – A Woman from Zhong Shan

Ho Sue Shee 何蕭氏 1901 – 1992 In 2007 Peter David Lee (Gin Wing Siu 甄永笑) film documentary maker (born 1979), made a short filmm on the intriguing and influential life story of his gran…

Father and Son: Young Man Chit and Sam Young
Father and Son: Young Man Chit and Sam Young

Compiled from information provided by Owen Young and an interview conducted by Lily Lee with Sam Young, 6 Shadwell Place, St Heliers, 6 September 2015 Young Man Chit 楊文捷– 1898 to 196…

The Fong Family Story
The Fong Family Story

This story was written by Lily Lee from information provided by Nancy Wong Toi 11 June 2015 and by Anthony Fong, 3 July 2015. Also an interview with Nancy Wong Toi conducted by Lily Lee at No 36 (6E)…

Norman Choy and Fruit Shop
Norman Choy and Fruit Shop

“Story of Norman Choy written by Lily Lee from an interview conducted by Lily Lee with Norman Choy at 95 Symonds Street, Royal Oak, Auckland, 10 December 2007 and information provided by Vernon Cho…

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