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Open Door - New Zealand Chinese Television (Full Length) – 2006 Documentary

Open Door - New Zealand Chinese

Television (Full Length) – 2006 Documentary

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This episode of series Open Door focuses on Chinese New Zealanders coming to terms with two identities their multiple identities, while living in New Zealand. The documentary explores how their Chinese ethnic origin and the challenges of aligning with the attitudes of parents with New Zealand society. The people interviewed have embraced the positive aspects of two different cultures; they share their personal experiences and opinions on the best way forward for New Zealand as an increasingly multicultural nation.

Key Cast & Crew

Keith Lambert

Director, Producer, Sound Recordist

Emma Watkinson

Network Executive

Christian Driscoll

Post-Production Director

We lived this very two-tiered life. We spoke perfect English in the fruit shop, and then we walked through a door, we spoke Chinese.
– Wong Liu Shueng