Story: South Pacific peoples

Birthplaces of Pacific Island residents in New Zealand, 2013

Most Pacific peoples living in New Zealand come from Samoa, the Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue, Fiji or Tokelau. This graph shows the number born in other island groups.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: New Zealand census, 2013

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'South Pacific peoples - Island groups and recent migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 April 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015