Story: Moriori

Moriori population of the Chatham Islands, 1800–1920

This graph illustrates the sudden dip and continuing decline in the Moriori population after 1835.

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Source: Michael King, Moriori: a people rediscovered. Auckland: Viking, 1989

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Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, 'Moriori - The impact of new arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/1691/moriori-population-of-the-chatham-islands-1800-1920 (accessed 15 November 2018)

Story by Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017