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The Māori (Māori pronunciation: [ˈmaːɔɾi], Aboot this soondlisten; Eng. pron. [ˈmaʊri]; N.Z. Eng. [ˈmaori], [ˈmæuri], [ˈmari], [ˈmɒəri])[6] are the indigenous Polynesian fowk o New Zealand.

Māori
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Prominent Māori, l. to r., tap tae bottom: Hone Heke an wife  • Hinepare o Ngāti Kahungunu  • Tukukino • Te Rangi Hīroa  • Meri Te Tai Mangakahia  • Apirana Ngata  • Keisha Castle-Hughes  • Winston Peters • Stephen Kearney
Tot population
approx. 750,000
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 New Zealand598,605 (2013 census)[1]
 Australie155,000 (2011 est.)[2]
 Unitit Kinrickapprox. 8,000[3]
 Unitit States< 3,500[4]
 Canadae1,305[5]
Ither regionsapprox. 8,000[3]
Leids
Māori, Inglis
Releegion
Christianity, Māori releegions
Relatit ethnic groups
ither Polynesie fowks,
Austronesian fowks

ReferencesEedit

  1. Statistics New Zealand. "2013 Census QuickStats About Māori". Retrieved 20 December 2013. 
  2. Hamer, Paul (2012), Māori in Australia: An Update from the 2011 Australian Census and the 2011 New Zealand General Election, retrieved 26 August 2015 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Walrond, Carl (4 March 2009). "Māori overseas". Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  4. New Zealand-born figures frae the 2000 U.S. Census; maximum figure represents sum o "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" an fowk o mixed race. United States Census Bureau (2003).Census 2000 Foreign-Born Profiles (STP-159): Country of Birth: New Zealand PDF (103 KB). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Census Bureau.
  5. Statistics Canada (2003).(232), Sex (3) and Single and Multiple Responses (3) for Population, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2001 Census – 20% Sample Data. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, Cat. No. 97F0010XCB2001001.
  6. "Maori". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. September 2005.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)