The resettlement experiences of Burmese women from refugee backgrounds living in Wellington are the focus of this thesis. Increasing numbers of people are being resettled worldwide, so it is important to consider how that resettlement process is being experienced. Burmese refugees are the largest group to arrive in New Zealand (NZ) since 2000, yet remain relatively unknown. This research explores subjective aspects of resettlement, such as how women feel about life in NZ, the kinds of difficulties faced in their resettlement and what could help to improve their sense of well-being in everyday life.


Creator | Kaihanga
Una Kamri-McGurk
Year of Creation | Tau
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Main Language | Reo Matua
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Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Kamri-McGurk, U. (2012). Resettlement Experiences of Burmese Women from Refugee Backgrounds in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand (Master’s thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand). Retrieved from

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