Story: Niueans

Niuean-born people in New Zealand and Niue, 1951–2011/13 (1st of 2)

The growth of the New Zealand Niuean population has clearly come at the expense of the island population. Up until the 1970s the island population was stable, but then began to fall into a decline that left some villages as virtual ghost towns.

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Sources: New Zealand census, 1951–2013; Niue census, 1951–2011

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Carl Walrond, 'Niueans - Migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 February 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015