These graphs compare the median height and weight of 10-year-old boys and girls in the 1960s, in Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. New Zealand boys and girls (including both Māori and non-Māori) were taller and heavier than their Canadian or British counterparts, but were relatively small in comparison with American children.
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Source: New Zealand Official Yearbook, 1975, p. 160