Story: Māori and sport – hākinakina

Māori participation in sports

Māori participation in sports

This graph shows Māori participation in sporting activities. Swimming, weights and cycling have high rates of participation. Also high are golf and the team sports rugby, touch and netball. Māori are much more likely to participate in sport than the rest of the New Zealand population.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Māori and sport – hākinakina - Māori sports participation in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 October 2023)

Story by Basil Keane, published 5 Sep 2013