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

Māori employment

Māori employment

Between 1986 and 2006 the most significant change in Māori employment was the move from secondary industries to the service sectors. Māori in the service sectors jumped from just over half of all workers to over two-thirds within 20 years.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Te Māori i te ohanga – Māori in the economy - Government reforms, 1980s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/25787/maori-employment (accessed 9 August 2020)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010