Story: Population change

Māori urban workers, 1967

Māori migration from rural to urban areas increased rapidly after the Second World War.  Most came to urban areas in search of employment, and were concentrated in low-skilled or unskilled jobs like rubbish collection.

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Ian Pool, 'Population change - Māori population change', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/28745/maori-urban-workers-1967 (accessed 18 November 2017)

Story by Ian Pool, published 5 May 2011