African New Zealanders

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African New Zealanders
Total population
c. 11,500 (2001)[1]
languages of Africa, New Zealand English
Christianity, Islam

African New Zealanders refers to New Zealanders who are Africa-born or are of African descent. They represent less than 0.2% of New Zealand's population, although the number grew substantially during the 1990s.[1]

Notable African New Zealanders[edit]


  1. ^ a b Walrond, Carl (2009-03-04), "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.