15 Apr 2014

Highlights of The Ventnor Documentary

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:00 pm on 15 April 2014

Imagine 499 lonely and hungry ghosts far from home? Ancestor worship or 'Ching Ming' is recognised by Chinese across the world but what about in the far north of New Zealand? In 1902 a ship carrying the exhumed bones of 499 Chinese gold miners sunk off the Hokianga coast. Lynda Chanwai-Earle joins the Chinese community on a road trip for a once-in-a-lifetime Ching Ming event.