Kōrero: Irish

Irish-born residents as a percentage of all non-Māori, by county, 1878

Irish-born residents as a percentage of all non-Māori, by county, 1878

The Irish did not settle evenly throughout New Zealand. Auckland and the Bay of Plenty were clearly the most Irish parts of the North Island in 1878. In the South Island the concentration of the Irish on the West Coast and in South Canterbury is evident.

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Source: New Zealand census, 1878

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/368/irish-born-residents-as-a-percentage-of-all-non-maori-by-county-1878 (accessed 12 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015