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Origins of Africans in New Zealand (1st of 3)

Origins of Africans in New Zealand

Africa is vast, with a huge diversity of cultures and ethnicities – in 2004 there were 44 different African nationalities represented in New Zealand. Most Africans in New Zealand come from South Africa, Somalia, Egypt, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia, but there are many other countries of origin.

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Carl Walrond, 'Africans - Africans in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/674/origins-of-africans-in-new-zealand (accessed 18 November 2019)

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