The following statistics were provided by NZ Statistics according to the 2013 Census on Ngāi Te Rangi.
12,924 people, or 1.9 percent of the total population of Māori descent, affiliated with Ngāi Te Rangi, an increase from 12,198 people in 2006.
71.6 percent of Ngāi Te Rangi aged 15 years and over held a formal qualification in 2013.
TE REO MĀORI SPEAKERS
In 2013, 33.1 percent of the Ngāi Te Rangi population could converse about everyday things in Te Reo Maori, 28.7 percent of those who could hold a conversation about everyday things in te reo Māori were aged under 15 years. 63.1 percent were aged 15–64 years, and 8.2 percent were aged 65 years and over.
For further information and statistics relating to Ngāi Te Rangi Iwi, view the NZ Statistics 2013 Ngāi Te Rangi Iwi Profile here.
Several BOPRC Resource Consents are requiring consultation with Ngati Maru.
See our Letter to Anaru Vercoe asking why an iwi that has no legal right to the Tauranga Moana is being included in the consultation process....