African immigrants to New Zealand

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

African immigrants to New Zealand are citizens and residents of New Zealand born in or with recent ancestors from Africa. They represent less than 0.2% of New Zealand's population, although the number grew substantially during the 1990s.[1]

Notable African immigrants to New Zealand[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.