Kōrero: Ethnic inequalities

Rural and urban Māori, 1926–2006

Rural and urban Māori, 1926–2006

This graph shows the remarkable increase in the proportion of Māori living in cities between the 1940s and the 1970s. Once in the city Māori were forced to enter the capitalist wage-earning world and to compete with others for housing. Inequalities and differences between Māori and the rest of the community became much more obvious.

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Sources: Ian Pool, Te iwi Maori: a New Zealand population, past, present & projected. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1991, pp. 123, 154, 182, 197; Statistics New Zealand.

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David Pearson, 'Ethnic inequalities - Ethnic diversity since 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/29539/rural-and-urban-maori-1926-2006 (accessed 1 February 2023)

He kōrero nā David Pearson, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 May 2018