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.

Using this item

the journeyer
Photograph by William Boag

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

David Pearson, 'Ethnic inequalities - Ethnic diversity since 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29597/otara-market (accessed 19 June 2019)

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