Story: Taupori Māori – Māori population change

Māori rugby league in Australia

Māori rugby league in Australia

This is the cover of the New South Wales Maori Rugby League club booklet for 2010. The club has has several teams of professional players competing throughout Australia and internationally, and retains several haka tutors – which indicates the size and strength of the Māori population in Australia. The club also works closely with Māori-language teaching institutions in New South Wales, and the Sydney marae – Te Marae o Poihakena.

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Private collection, NSW Māori Rugby League

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How to cite this page:

Ian Pool and Tahu Kukutai, 'Taupori Māori – Māori population change - Beyond the demographic transition, 1970–21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/31332/maori-rugby-league-in-australia (accessed 9 April 2020)

Story by Ian Pool and Tahu Kukutai, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 27 Sep 2018