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Maori Participation

Data on Maori Participation

  • Adult participation in sport and physical activities over 12 months (excluding gardening and walking): Maori 88%, non-Maori (82%).
  • Adult participation in organised competition: Maori (31%), NZ European (26%), Pacific Islander (37%), Other ethnic group (13%).
  • Adult involvement as a coach, official, administrator or parent helper (at least one role): Maori (38%), non-Maori (26%).
  • Young people's participation in sports and physical activity: Maori (93%), NZ European (92%), Pacific Islander (88%), Other ethnic groups (86%).
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The Hillary Commission for Sport, Fitness and Leisure
Te Komihana Haakinakina a Hillary
Our programmes are funded by the NZ Lottery Grants Board