Cultural Diversity

80.6% of people in the Rangitikei District belong to the European ethnic group, compared with 74 % for New Zealand as a whole.

24.3% of people in the Rangitikei belong to the Maori ethnic group, compared with 14.9% for all of New Zealand.

Pacific peoples make up 3.9% of the Rangitikei population, compared with 7.4% nationally.

1.6% of people are Asian compared to 11.8% nationally.

Less than 1% of the Rangitikei identify as Middle Eastern, Latin American and African.

(Figures courtesy of 2013 Census Stats NZ-Home-2013 Census-Profile and Summary - Rangitikei)

* Ethnic group 1 (European) may include people who identified with more than one ethnic group.

Ratana Kapa haka

Ratana Kapa Haka group

Samoan Independence Day

Samoan Independence Day 2018 Marton

Scottish bagpipes

Scottish bagpipe group