Story: Ngā māngai – Māori representation

Māori electorates map (1st of 2)

Click on this series of maps to see how the Māori electorates have changed, in number and shape, over time. (Note that the maps show only the major changes.) In 1867, when most Māori men were given the vote, four separate Māori seats were created. By 2004 the number had grown to seven.

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Rawiri Taonui, 'Ngā māngai – Māori representation - Effect of Māori seats', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/33907/maori-electorates-map (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Rawiri Taonui, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 15 Jul 2016