Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan, born 1924, emigrated from China to the Manawatū in 1940, arriving with his brother Joy to join his father in Feilding. He trained as a mechanic and worked at the Farmers Co-Op until beginning his own Fruiterer and Greengrocer business in Bulls in 1950. He travelled widely to sell his produce and was contracted to supply places such as Waiouru Army Camp and Ohakea Air Base. Sun Park Ngan married Kathleen Joe and they raised 5 children. He retired in 1988 and the couple moved to Palmerston North. He died in 2018.

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Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Sun Park Ngan obituary

Sun Park Ngan obituary

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business.

 
Sun Park Ngan's hawkers truck doing a run

Sun Park Ngan's hawkers truck doing a run

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business and sold produce widely around the area. Sun Park Ngan used the truck in this photograph from 1954 - 1963. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Sun Park Ngan's Fruiterer and Greengrocer shop

Sun Park Ngan's Fruiterer and Greengrocer shop

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. This photograph shows his second shop at 81 High Street, Bulls, which housed his business from 1961 - 1989. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Sun Park Ngan in his fruit and vegetable shop

Sun Park Ngan in his fruit and vegetable shop

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. This photograph shows his first shop at 71 High Street, Bulls. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Marriage of Sun Park Ngan and Kathleen Joe

Marriage of Sun Park Ngan and Kathleen Joe

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

Creator
Date
October 23, 1954
Place
Manawatū
 
Ngan Poy Chong and his sons Sun Park Ngan and Joy Park Ngan

Ngan Poy Chong and his sons Sun Park Ngan and Joy Park Ngan

Ngan Poy Chong emigrated to New Zealand and settled in Feilding. His two sons, initially raised in China by their grandparents after their mother died, joined him in 1940. Sun Park Ngan, centre of photograph, was 16 and Joy 9 years of age at the time. Sun (1924 - 2018) married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

Creator
Date
circa 1940
Place
Manawatū
 
Sun and Kathleen Ngan

Sun and Kathleen Ngan

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

 
Sun and Kathleen Ngan with daughter Carol

Sun and Kathleen Ngan with daughter Carol

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls. Carol, photographed, was born in 1955 and was the eldest of their five children. Throughout most of Sun Park Ngan's working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business in Bulls. The couple retired to Palmerston North later in life. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

Creator
Date
1956
Place
Manawatū
 
Sun and Kathleen Ngan with children and grandchildren

Sun and Kathleen Ngan with children and grandchildren

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary. From left (Back row): Frank Wilson, Oliver Wilson, Timothy Wilson, Kevin Wong, Nicholas Law, Mark Law, Russell Hart, Patrick Ngan (partially obscured) (Middle row): Emma Law, Carol Law, Lesley Wong, Kaitlin Wong, Elaine Hart (Row sitting): Marina Wilson, Sun Park Ngan, Kathleen Ngan, Michelle Ngan, Jenny Ngan, Kelly Ngan. (At front, lounging): Christopher Wilson, Sam Hart

Creator
Date
2005
Place
Manawatū
 
Sun and Kathleen Ngan with children and grandchildren

Sun and Kathleen Ngan with children and grandchildren

Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary. From left (Back row): Mark Law, Timothy Wilson, Carol Law, Nicholas Law, Elaine Hart, Sam Hart, Patrick Ngan, Kevin Wong, Lesley Wong, Frank Wilson, Kaitlin Wong, Marina Wilson (Row sitting): Emma Law, Sun Park Ngan, Kathleen Ngan, Jenny Ngan (Sitting on ground): Kelly Ngan, Michelle Ngan (Absent: Christopher Wilson, Oliver Wilson)

Creator
Date
2013
Place
Manawatū
 
New Zealand Farmers Co-Op, Feilding

New Zealand Farmers Co-Op, Feilding

The New Zealand Co-Operative in Feilding was the first work place of Sun Park Ngan after he trained to be a mechanic. Sun Park Ngan (1924 - 2018) was born in China and came to New Zealand in 1940 to join his father. He married Kathleen Joe in 1954 and raised a family in Bulls, retiring to Palmerston North later in life. Throughout most of his working life he ran a fruiterer and greengrocer business. See 2019Pa\_IMCADigitalmaster\_026560 for his obituary.

Creator
Date
circa 1948
Place
Manawatū