Story: Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy

Māori urbanisation, 1926–2006

Māori urbanisation, 1926–2006

In 1945 around a quarter of Māori lived in urban areas and the remainder lived rurally. By the mid-1990s the situation had completely reversed with around 80% of Māori living in urban areas.

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Source: Ian Pool, Te [no-lexicon]iwi[/no-lexicon] Māori. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1991, pp. 123, 154, 182, 197; and Statistics New Zealand

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy - Urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/25780/maori-urbanisation-1926-2006 (accessed 15 August 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010