A radio documentary on Polynesian migration to New Zealand titled "A Second Wave".
The programme opens with actuality recorded at the arrivals hall at Auckland International Airport, including a loudspeaker announcement in Samoan.
In 1967 around 2,500 Polynesians will settle in New Zealand, many staying in Auckland. Over half will be young people between the ages of 17 and 26, who will be working in New Zealand. Many Polynesian children come to New Zealand as part of a family group.
An unidentified Pakeha man relates his favourable impressions of the new Polynesian migrants as an employer. He says they take pride in their appearance, are reliable, and interact well with customers. Then a Polynesian man speaks about his move to New Zealand in 1962. He works hard to make money to support his family. He found in hard in the beginning, but it is better now.
There is actuality from a wrestling match at the YMCA stadium in Auckland, attended by over a thousand Polynesians.
Several unidentified Pacific Island men and women then comment on how they have adjusted to life in New Zealand, and their hopes for the future. A church minister [?] speaks about the important role the church plays in the lives of Polynesian migrants.