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In 2018, 306 people or 19.4% of the population in Pataua identified themselves as having Māori descent.
A person has Māori descent if they are of the Māori race of New Zealand; this includes any descendant of such a person. The term "Māori descent" is based on a genealogical or biological concept, rather than on cultural affiliation to the Māori ethnic group. Information on cultural affiliations, or ethnicity, is collected in the census question on ethnic group. It is important to view this question in conjunction with the question about Ethnicity as some people who have Māori ancestry may not identify themselves ethnically as Māori .
Please note: The 2018 Census utilised past Census data and statistical imputation to improve the response rate for this variable, there is a reduction in the "Not Stated/Not Elsewhere included" rate in 2018, and comparisons with earlier years may in some cases reflect this methodology change rather than real world change. See Stats NZ’s DataInfo+ for specific information on what this rating means and recommendations for use.
'Are you descended from a Maori (that is, did you have a Maori birth parent, grandparent or great-grandparent etc)?'
|Descent type||Number||%||Whangarei District Council %||Number||%||Whangarei District Council %||2013 to 2018|
|No Māori descent||1,212||76.7||63.9||954||74.8||59.5||+258|
|Not stated / included||--||--||--||99||7.8||10.9||-99|
Analysis of the Māori descent statistics of the population in Pataua in 2018 shows that there were 306 people who identified themselves as having Māori descent and 1,212 of people who identified themselves as having no Māori descent.
Overall, 19.4% of the population identified themselves as having Māori descent, compared with 32.9% for Whangarei District Council
The number of people identifying themselves as having Māori descent increased by 126 between 2013 and 2018.
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