1 Nov 2011

Feeling of discrimination greater for Maori

8:25 pm on 1 November 2011

More Maori feel they are being discriminated against that Europeans, according to General Social Survey from Statistics New Zealand.

The survey found that 15% of Maori feel they have been discriminated against, while the figure for Europeans is 9%.

Maori felt they have better face-to-face contact with whanau they don't live with. A total of 91% of Maori see their extended family, which compared to 87% for Europeans and 57% for Asians.