The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 45
The following table exhibits the population, exclusive of the aborigines, when each census was taken:—
The Maori population numbers about 42,000, only 2,000 of which are settled in the South or Middle Island.
The following are some of the principal towns with their population in 1878. As the population of Dunedin, Christchurch and Auckland, cannot fairly be estimated without taking the suburbs into account, these have also been included. *