African New Zealanders

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African New Zealanders
Total population
15,849 (2018)
0.3% of New Zealand's population[1]
Regions with significant populations
Auckland Region
New Zealand English, languages of Africa

African New Zealanders are New Zealanders of African descent. They represent less than 0.3% of New Zealand's population, although the number has been growing substantially since the 1990s.[2]

Notable African New Zealanders[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2013 Census ethnic group profiles - African".
  2. ^ Walrond, Carl (4 March 2009), "African-born people in New Zealand by country of origin, 1991, 1996 and 2001", Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, New Zealand: Ministry for Culture and Heritage, ISBN 978-0-478-18451-8


  • African Youth Health and Well-Being: Participatory Action Research Project. Evolve and Victoria University, 2005.