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Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand presents the big picture of our lives as New Zealanders living in Aotearoa New Zealand. More than 100 indicators have been chosen to measure topics. These indicators aim to help all of us monitor progress around our social, economic, and environmental wellbeing.

10 August 2020: We need to update some data on this website. We appreciate your patience as we work through this.

4 June 2020: Te reo Māori view of the Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand website has been temporarily removed while we ensure consistency between the Māori and English versions. If you have any concerns or questions in relation to this, please email

Kua tangohia te tirohanga reo Māori o te pae tukutuku o Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand mō tētahi wā, kia pai ai tā mātou whakataurite i te tuhinga reo Māori ki te reo Ingarihi. Me he āwangawanga, he pātai rānei āu mō tēnei āhuatanga, tēnā īmēra mai ki

He aha te mea nui o te ao?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata!

Economic standard of living
Social connections

He Arotahi Tatauranga

Ngā Tūtohu Aotearoa – Indicators Aotearoa New Zealand uses He Arotahi Tatauranga as a pathway to the indicators.

The six dimensions – te ao Māori, human resource potential, empowerment and enablement, economic self-determination, social capability, and environmental sustainability – provide a useful way to view indicators with a common theme. At the same time, they acknowledge the holistic and interconnected nature of wellbeing, which aligns with Māori ways of looking at the world.

It is proposed iwi and Māori partner with Stats NZ to develop a suite of indicators that reflect a te ao Māori wellbeing vision for Aotearoa New Zealand. The use of He Arotahi Tatauranga may be reviewed or revised as a result.