Ethnic diversity since 1945

Māori migration

Part of story: Ethnic inequalities

Pursuit of Te Kooti, 1868–1872

War on the East Coast

Part of story: New Zealand wars

Pacific arts in Auckland

Auckland, in particular South Auckland, is the hub for Pacific arts on both a mainstream and grass-roots level. On a mainstream level it is the home of a number of annual events.

Part of story: Pacific arts in New Zealand

Sayings, metaphors and stories

Whakataukī (sayings) and metaphors often compared people’s behaviour – favourably or unfavourably – with that of birds.

Part of story: Ngā manu – birds

Popular culture


Part of story: Auckland region


Who are the Tongans?

Part of story: Tongans


Hauntingly beautiful songsters, the North Island kōkako (Callaeas wilsoni) and South Island kōkako (C. cinerea) are wattlebirds.

Part of story: Large forest birds