Story: History of immigration

Auckland’s people

Auckland’s people

By 2001 the proportion of New Zealand residents with only European blood had dropped to 70%. The recent migrants from Asia, Africa and the Middle East tended to be more affluent than many immigrants of previous years. Their presence was obvious in New Zealand’s big cities, as this 2004 scene in Auckland suggests.

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Multi-cultural New Zealand: 1991 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2165/aucklands-people (accessed 28 February 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015