19 Oct 2011

Part 2 - Broadening Our Horizons

From Full Name, Please, 9:02 am on 19 October 2011

Samuel Goldwyn once said, "Every Tom, Dick and Harry is called Arthur." Well that's clearly not true - especially if you're from China. In the second of the series Full Name Please, Amelia Nurse looks below the surface of the names of people we encounter every day. Naming protocols in places like Iceland and China are vastly different from mainstream New Zealand conventions. Amelia talks to Kristjana Gudmundsson about some amazing Icelandic names and Steven Young, president of the New Zealand Chinese Association about how naming is changing for Chinese in New Zealand.