Story: Class

8 Tribes

In 2006 Jill Caldwell and Christopher Brown put forward an analysis of New Zealand society as a series of eight tribes, defined by cultural style. In this clip the authors discuss two of the tribes – the Balclutha tribe who are provincial people, conservative and staunch; and the Cuba Street tribe who are trendy and bohemian.

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Jock Phillips, 'Class - New groupings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/29750/8-tribes (accessed 29 January 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018