Chan Yin/Chan Check Yin
Chan Yin was born in Ha Gee village in 1870, arrived in Wellington in 1896, and was naturalised in 1905.
Bickleen Wang née Ng
Bickleen Ng was the first Chinese woman to get a post-graduate degree in New Zealand, obtaining an MA in Education for her 1955 study of the assimilation of Chinese in New Zealand.
George Chew Lee/Chan Chew Joong
Born in Tarp Gwong village in 1877.
Chan Hock-joe/Joe Ah Chan and Yip Kue-sum
Chan Hock-joe (known in New Zealand as Joe Ah Chan) was born in Ha Gee village in 1882 and arrived in New Zealand around 1905.
Wong Sik She
Wong Sik She was born in 1863 in Gwa Leng village.
William 'Bill' Wong
Bill Wong's father Wong Cho Ling was born in Sha Tau village in 1871 and came to New Zealand in 1894.
William & Wallingford Chan
William Yau-kum Chan was born in 1870 in Sun Gai village.
George Gee was born in Palmerston North in 1921, the son of Louis Choi Gee, a Bark Shek man who was born in 1881 and had emigrated to New Zealand in 1906, and Wong Wing-ling.
Chun Dun/Chan Tsaan Tang
Chan Dun was born in 1860 in Sha Chuen village and arrived in Otago in 1872.
Chan Dar-chee/Ah Chee
Born Tarp Gwong village in 1851.
Louis Tung Kitt
Born in Bark Shek in 1869.
William Wong Tong/Wong Tong Fat
Born in Gwa Leng village in 1865, Wong Tong Fat arrived in Wellington in 1893 and opened a fruitshop in Cuba Street.
William Kwok/Kwok Kee-yee
Born in Bark Shek village in 1885, the son of one three brothers who emigrated to New Zealand between 1892 and 1896.
Chin Ting/Chan Moon-ting/James Chin Ting
Chin Ting was born in Sun Gai village in 1859, one of three brothers who emigrated to New Zealand.
Born in Gwa Leng village in 1874 and arrived in New Zealand in 1892 , initially settling in Greymouth, where he opened a general store.