Foreword His Worship, The Mayor of Dunedin, Peter Chin; Introduction: Asia & the Making of Multicultural New Zealand Henry Johnson & Brian Moloughney; PART 1: HISTORIES AND CONTINUITIES: CHAPTER 1. Teaching Maori About Asia: Print Culture and Community Identity in Nineteenth-; Century New Zealand - Tony Ballantyne; CHAPTER 2. Temperate New Zealand and Tropical Asia: Health, Colonization and Conservation, 1840-1900 - James John Beattie; CHAPTER 3. After Gold: Reconstructing Chinese Communities, 1896-1913 - Brian Moloughney, Tony Ballantyne and David Hood; CHAPTER 4. Writing Diaspora: Engendering Indian Settlers' History in Aotearoa - Jacqueline Leckie; CHAPTER 5. Coming to Terms with Trade: Exploring the Implications of New Zealand's Economic Relationship with Asia - Tim Beal; PART 2: DIASPORA AND IDENTITY: CHAPTER 6. Reinventing Indian Identity in Multicultural New Zealand - Sekhar Bandyopadhyay; CHAPTER 7. Imagining the Community: Newspapers, Cyberspace and the (Non-) Construction of Korean-New Zealand Identity - Stephen Epstein; CHAPTER 8. From Middle Kingdom to Middle Earth and Back: Chinese Media/Mediated Identities in New Zealand - Paola Voci; CHAPTER 9. Striking Accord! Gamelan, Education, and Indonesian Cultural Flows in Aotearoa/New Zealand - Henry Johnson; CHAPTER 10. Muslim Traditions and Islamic Law in New Zealand: The 'burqa Case' and the Challenge of Multiculturalism - Erich Kolig; Afterword - Ann Curthoys
Henry Mabley Johnson is an associate professor of ethnomusicology, Asian studies, and performing arts studies at the University of Otago-New Zealand. He is the author of The Koto: A Traditional Instrument in Contemporary Japan. Brian Moloughney is a sinologist in the history department at the University of Otago-New Zealand. He is president of the New Zealand Asian Studies Association and is the coeditor of Disputed Histories: Imagining New Zealand's Pasts.