Story: Muaūpoko

Page 4. Facts and figures

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Iwi (tribal) identification

In the New Zealand censuses since 1991, residents of Māori descent were asked to indicate the tribe to which they were affiliated.

The figures below show the number who indicated Muaūpoko (including those who indicated more than one tribe), and the regions where they were found in the greatest numbers in 2013..

  • 1991 census: 1,407
  • 2001 census: 1,836
  • 2006 census: 2,499
  • 2013 census: 2,691

Major regional locations

  • Manawatū-Whanganui: 1,176
  • Wellington: 483
How to cite this page:

Darren Reid, 'Muaūpoko - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/muaupoko/page-4 (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Darren Reid, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 10 Feb 2015