Story: Urban Māori

Māori urbanisation, 1926–86

This graph shows the increase in the percentage of Māori living in urban areas between 1926 and 1986. The rate of urban migration was particularly rapid after the Second World War.

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Source: Ian Pool, Te iwi Māori. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 1991, pp. 123, 154, 182, 197

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Paul Meredith, 'Urban Māori - Urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/graph/3571/maori-urbanisation-1926-86 (accessed 27 April 2017)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 17 Feb 2015