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New Zealand's First Refugees: Pahiatua's Polish Children

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In December 1945, after other countries ceased to recognise the Polish Government-in-Exile, New Zealand followed the British lead and withdrew its recognition, though it stalled with recognising the new Soviet communistdominated government in Warsaw. Three months later, on 9 April 1946, the New Zealand Government took over complete control of the camp. The Child Welfare Division also came into the picture.