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Aotearoa (New Zealand)

Adcock, Fleur

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Mãori, the indigenous people of Aotearoa, represent 17% of the 4.3 million population. The gap between Mãori and non-Mãori is pervasive: Mãori life expectancy is almost 10 years less than non-Mãori; household income is 72% of the national average; half of Mãori males leave secondary school with no qualifications and 50% of the prison population is Mãori. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British and Mãori in 1840. There are two versions of the Treaty, an English-language version...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/197198
Book Title: The Indigenous World 2012
Access Rights: Open Access

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