Story: Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce

Māori workers' distribution by industry, 1986 and 2006

Māori workers' distribution by industry, 1986 and 2006

 Between 1986 and 2006 the most significant change in Māori occupation was from secondary industries to the service sectors.  Māori participation in the service sectors jumped from just over half to more than two-thirds within 20 years.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Te rāngai mahi – Māori in the workforce - Mid-1980s–2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/25529/maori-workers-distribution-by-industry-1986-and-2006 (accessed 21 May 2019)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010