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Jennifer Hay and Margaret A. Maclagan

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780748625291

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.001.0001

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Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors

(p.1) 1 Geography, Demography and Cultural Factors
New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay

Margaret Maclagan

Elizabeth Gordon

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter discusses the geography, demography, and culture of New Zealand; the arrival of the Maori; the arrival of Europeans; the European settlement of New Zealand; the origins of the early European settlers; the late nineteenth century; New Zealand in the early twentieth century; Maori in the twentieth century; socioeconomic class; the anti-nuclear policy; New Zealand in the twenty-first century; population distribution; the Maori language in New Zealand; Pacific Islanders in New Zealand; the Asian population in New Zealand; and relations with Australia.

Keywords:   Maori, European settlement, socioeconomic class, anti-nuclear policy, population distribution, language, Pacific Islanders, Asian population, Australia

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