Story: Niueans



Niue, known as ‘the rock’, lies 2,400 km north-east of New Zealand’s Cape Rēinga. At 259 square kilometres, and with a high point of 68 metres above sea level, it is one of the world’s largest uplifted atolls.

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Carl Walrond, 'Niueans - Migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 March 2023)

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