Story: Canterbury region

Ethnic groups, Canterbury districts, 2013

All districts in Canterbury have a predominantly European population, and the percentage of Māori is well below the national figure of 14.7%. Only in Christchurch are there significant proportions of Pacific Islanders and Asians.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - People', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015