Posts by Gordon Ell

Kiwiosities: The Largest Polynesian City in the World

Excerpts from Kiwiosities, a book by Gordon Ell on the traditions and folklore of New Zealand.

Auckland’s ‘largest’ claim relates to the comparative size of its Polynesian minorities. Since the 1950s many rural Maori¬† have moved to the cities to find work, as have many more Polynesians from the Pacific Islands.

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