What percentage of new zealanders don't speak english as a first language?

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From: Ben Moskovitz

Dear Statistics New Zealand,

What percentage of New Zealanders doesn't speak English as a first language? Of those that don't speak english as a first language, what are their first languages?

Yours faithfully,

Ben Moskovitz

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From: Stallah Valaau
Statistics New Zealand

Kia ora Ben,

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Stallah Valaau
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