Dutch New Zealander

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Dutch New Zealander
Nederlandse Nieuw-Zeelander
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Total population
100,000 [1]
Languages
New Zealand English , Dutch
Religion
Roman Catholic, Protestantism (Presbyterianism, Anglicanism etc)
Related ethnic groups
Dutch people, Dutch diaspora

Dutch New Zealanders are New Zealanders who are of Dutch ancestry. Dutch migration to New Zealand dates back to the earliest period of European colonisation.

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The 2006 census recorded 22,101 Dutch-born people. However, the number identifying themselves as Dutch in 2006 was 28,641. The Netherlands Embassy in Wellington estimates that there are approximately 45,000 persons living in New Zealand with Dutch nationality. This number includes persons with dual New Zealand and Dutch nationality. As many as 100,000 New Zealanders are estimated to be of Dutch descent.[1]

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