Story: Te Āti Awa of Wellington

Page 6. 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 the Te Āti Awa tribe of Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) (including those who indicated more than one tribe), and the regions where they were found in the greatest numbers in 2013.

Te Āti Awa (Te Whanganui-a-Tara)

  • 1991 census: 45
  • 2001 census: 1,233
  • 2006 census: 1,728
  • 2013 census: 2,556

Major regional locations

  • Wellington: 1,326

Te Āti Awa (unspecified)

  • 1991 census: 11,028
  • 2001 census: 4,929
  • 2006 census: 4,644
  • 2013 census: 3,063

Major regional locations

  • Auckland: 588
  • Wellington: 453
  • Taranaki: 357
How to cite this page:

Morris Love, 'Te Āti Awa of Wellington - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/te-ati-awa-of-wellington/page-6 (accessed 10 July 2020)

Story by Morris Love, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017