Pakistani New Zealanders, also known as Pakistani Kiwis, are New Zealanders of Pakistani descent or to someone who has immigrated to New Zealand from Pakistan. Pakistani Kiwis are predominantly Muslims and mostly descend from a Punjabi background.
According to 2001 statistics, Pakistani Kiwis size around a population of 3,000. However, since that time, the population of Pakistani Kiwis has been growing at a fair pace across many parts of the country with significant figures in Auckland. Now the population has grown to 5,000. Pakistanis are located in almost all the major cities and towns of New Zealand, including Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Tauranga, Otago and Dunedin.