Tag: Kiwi Legends

Kiwi Legend: the Cambodian refugee turned award-winning Pie King

Our new series produced by the New Zealand Red Cross profiles people from refugee backgrounds who now call New Zealand home. Our fifth Kiwi legend: Patrick Lam, who fled from Cambodia to Vietnam, and then Australia, and is now an award-winning piemaker in Tauranga.

Kiwi Legend: the Somalian refugee who became a mental health hero

Sahra Ahmed, who fled Somalia at the age of nine to become a nurse and mental health advocate for her local community in Christchurch.

Kiwi Legend: the Vietnamese refugee who became a NZ business leader

Mitchell Pham on how he escaped alone from Vietnam as a 12-year-old, and went on to create a hugely successful NZ software company.

Kiwi Legend: the Cambodian refugee helping others make NZ home

Our second Kiwi Legend: Niborom Young, who found herself locked out of Cambodia and stranded here in 1975.

Kiwi Legend: The Chilean refugee who became a New Zealand cycling star

Our new series produced by the New Zealand Red Cross profiles people from refugee backgrounds who now call New Zealand home. Our first Kiwi Legend: cycling promoter Jorge Sandoval.