Turkish New Zealanders or New Zealand Turks refers to Turkish people who are New Zealand citizens or residents living in New Zealand, or people who are of Turkic descent. Although a small community, Turks are the most visible middle eastern community residing in the New Zealand. Many operate their own businesses specialising in tradition Turkish food, such as kebab, baklava, and Turkish delight.
According to New Zealand census figures, the number of residents born in Turkey is steadily increasing (note that these figures do not include New Zealand-born Turks):
|(Source: New Zealand Census) 
New Zealand Turkish Society Inc. www.turkish.org.nz