A majority of Māori have lived in urban areas since the early 1960s. Urbanisation was rapid after the Second World War as Māori moved into towns and cities for employment.
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Source: Ian Pool, Te iwi Māori. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1991, pp. 123, 154, 182, 197; Statistics New Zealand
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