Story: Ethnic inequalities

Ōtara market

Ōtara market

By the early 21st century the increase in the Māori population and the immigration of the previous 40 years had created a more ethnically diverse society in New Zealand – especially in Auckland. The regular Saturday-morning market in Ōtara, South Auckland, was the largest street market in the country, and was noted for its Polynesian art, culture and foods.

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David Pearson, 'Ethnic inequalities - Ethnic diversity since 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2022)

Story by David Pearson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 May 2018