Story: Ngāti Apa

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Iwi (tribal) identification

In the New Zealand censuses since 1991, residents of Māori descent were asked to indicate the tribe to which they were affiliated. The figures below show the number who indicated Ngāti Apa (including those who indicated more than one tribe), and the regions where they were found in the greatest numbers in 2013.

  • 1991 census: 1,701
  • 2001 census: 1,833 (includes Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō: 375)
  • 2006 census: 3,156 (includes Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō: 741)
  • 2013 census: 3,813 (includes Ngāti Apa ki Te Rā Tō: 843)

Major regional locations

  • Manawatū–Wanganui: 1,587
  • Wellington: 528
How to cite this page:

Grant Huwyler, 'Ngāti Apa - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2022)

Story by Grant Huwyler, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017