Kōrero: Ngāti Awa

Whārangi 5. Facts and figures

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Iwi (tribal) identification

In the New Zealand censuses since 1991, residents of Māori descent were asked to indicate the tribe to which they were affiliated. The figures below show the number who indicated Ngāti Awa (including those who indicated more than one tribe), and the regions where they were found in the greatest numbers in 2013.

The only previous census asking Māori to indicate tribal affiliation – but not of multiple tribes – was that of 1901.

  • 1901 census: 1,701 (includes Te Āti Awa)
  • 1991 census: 9,795
  • 2001 census: 13,044
  • 2006 census: 15,258
  • 2013 census: 16,179

Major regional locations

  • Bay of Plenty: 6,966
  • Auckland: 3,801
Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Layne Harvey, 'Ngāti Awa - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ngati-awa/page-5 (accessed 21 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Layne Harvey, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017