During the great migration of the 1870s there were still numbers of Catholic Irish coming into New Zealand from Munster in the south-west. Many of these were nominated by their relatives who had migrated in the 1860s. The increasing numbers coming from Ulster in the north-east reflected the concentration of immigration agents in this area.
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Source: Sample of death registers, ‘Peopling’ project, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington