Kōrero: Culture and recreation in the city

Cultural events in main centres

Cultural events in main centres

This graph shows the number of cultural events in the main centres (defined as Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin) in 2008. In total 75% of the cultural activities took place in the five main centres, although they were home to only 52% of the New Zealand population, showing that cultural events are predominantly held in urban locations.

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Source: Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Cultural indicators for New Zealand tohu ahurea mō Aotearoa. Wellington: Ministry for Culture and Heritage 2009, p. 38.

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - City culture and recreation since 1965', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/25698/cultural-events-in-main-centres (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010