Māori parent representation on the boards of trustees

Table 1: Percentage of schools with fair Māori representation on the board (1997 to 2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
Year Total schools1 Schools with Fair Representation
NumberNumberProportion
1997 1,756 588 33.5%
1998 1,756 553 31.5%
1999 1,727 567 32.8%
2000 1,738 547 31.5%
2001 1,760 642 36.5%
2002 1,807 705 39.0%
2003 1,834 686 37.4%
2004 1,786 672 37.6%
2005 1,798 690 38.4%
2006 1,775 672 37.9%
2007 1,738 643 37.0%
2008 1,868 679 36.3%
2009 1,870 654 35.0%
2010 1,800 667 37.1%
2011 1,877 673 35.9%
2012 1,902 708 37.2%
2013 1,889 748 39.6%
2014 1,910 758 39.7%
2015 1,956 784 40.1%
2016 2,005 796 39.7%
2017 2,010 837 41.6%
2018 2,032 823 40.5%


Table 2: Percentage of schools with fair Māori representation, by decile (2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
School Decile Total Schools1 Schools with Fair Representation
NumberNumberProportion
Decile 1 244 124 50.8%
Decile 2 234 102 43.6%
Decile 3 227 89 39.2%
Decile 4 220 79 35.9%
Decile 5 223 85 38.1%
Decile 6 210 82 39.0%
Decile 7 198 65 32.8%
Decile 8 202 94 46.5%
Decile 9 159 58 36.5%
Decile 10 115 45 39.1%
Total 2,032823 40.5%


Table 3: Percentage of schools with fair Māori representation, by school gender (2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
School Gender Total Schools1 Schools with Fair Representation
NumberNumberProportion
Co-Ed 1,950 781 40.1%
Single Sex-Boys 37 22 59.5%
Single Sex-Girls 45 20 44.4%
Total2,03282340.5%


Table 4: Percentage of schools with fair Māori representation, by school sector (2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
School Sector Total Schools1 Schools with Fair Representation
NumberNumberProportion
Composite 118 61 51.7%
Primary 1596 604 37.8%
Secondary 287 148 51.6%
Special 31 10 32.3%
Total 2,032823 40.5%


Table 5: Percentage of Māori students and parent representatives in schools (1997 to 2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
Year Schools without fair representation Schools with Fair Representation
% of Māori students % of Māori parent reps. % of Māori students % of Māori parent reps.
1997 30.8% 13.5% 23.7% 35.2%
1998 30.0% 13.7% 25.7% 38.2%
1999 30.4% 13.7% 25.4% 38.3%
2000 29.9% 13.3% 25.5% 39.3%
2001 30.4% 13.6% 25.5% 40.7%
2002 30.8% 13.4% 25.1% 38.5%
2003 30.7% 13.4% 25.4% 39.1%
2004 30.6% 14.2% 26.9% 40.1%
2005 29.9% 13.4% 26.7% 38.5%
2006 29.7% 13.2% 27.1% 39.4%
2007 29.9% 12.8% 26.5% 41.9%
2008 29.5% 12.1% 26.2% 41.9%
2009 29.6% 12.8% 25.8% 41.3%
2010 30.1% 13.0% 27.4% 41.0%
2011 30.7% 13.5% 26.2% 40.7%
2012 30.3% 13.1% 26.2% 40.6%
2013 29.7% 12.7% 27.6% 43.3%
2014 29.8% 12.9% 27.9% 43.6%
2015 29.8% 13.6% 27.2% 42.6%
2016 29.5% 13.8% 26.6% 41.3%
2017 29.5% 14.2% 27.4% 41.5%
2018 29.4% 14.6% 27.2% 40.4%


Table 6: Percentage of schools with fair Māori representation, by Regional Council (2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
Region Council Total Schools1 Schools with Fair Representation
NumberNumberProportion
Northland Region 138 56 40.6%
Auckland Region 355 185 52.1%
Waikato Region 284 106 37.3%
Bay of Plenty Region 149 64 43.0%
Gisborne Region 49 25 51.0%
Hawkes Bay Region 115 39 33.9%
Taranaki Region 85 30 35.3%
Manawatu-Whanganui Region 180 64 35.6%
Wellington Region 193 86 44.6%
West Coast Region 28 10 35.7%
Canterbury Region 203 69 34.0%
Otago Region 114 41 36.0%
Southland Region 69 21 30.4%
Tasman Region 23 10 43.5%
Nelson Region 18 5 27.8%
Marlborough Region 26 11 42.3%
Chatham Is. County 3 1 33.3%
Total2,03282340.5%


Table 7: Percentage of schools with fair Māori representation, by Territorial Authority (2018)
Notes:
  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Māori students to expect at least one Māori parent representative on the board.
  2. This indicator is a snapshot of the composition of boards of trustees as at 1 December of each year.
  3. Auckland Council is broken down into local boards for more information.
Territorial Authority with Auckland Local Board Total Schools1 Schools with Fair Representation
NumberNumberProportion
Far North District 67 25 37.3%
Whangarei District 50 25 50.0%
Kaipara District 21 6 28.6%
Auckland- Rodney 25 10 40.0%
Auckland- Hibiscus and Bays 11 6 54.5%
Auckland- Upper Harbour 5 4 80.0%
Auckland- Kaipatiki 19 8 42.1%
Auckland- Devonport-Takapuna 8 3 37.5%
Auckland- Henderson-Massey 36 19 52.8%
Auckland- Waitakere Ranges 10 7 70.0%
Auckland- Great Barrier 3 0 0.0%
Auckland- Waiheke 3 3 100.0%
Auckland- Waitemata 11 6 54.5%
Auckland- Whau 22 12 54.5%
Auckland- Albert-Eden 10 6 60.0%
Auckland- Puketapapa 13 7 53.8%
Auckland- Orakei 8 3 37.5%
Auckland- Maungakiekie-Tamaki 22 15 68.2%
Auckland- Howick 16 7 43.8%
Auckland- Mangere-Otahuhu 23 10 43.5%
Auckland- Otara-Papatoetoe 24 22 91.7%
Auckland- Manurewa 30 16 53.3%
Auckland- Papakura 20 5 25.0%
Auckland- Franklin 36 16 44.4%
Thames-Coromandel District 21 3 14.3%
Hauraki District 23 8 34.8%
Waikato District 57 22 38.6%
Matamata-Piako District 26 9 34.6%
Hamilton City 52 22 42.3%
Waipa District 32 14 43.8%
Otorohanga District 12 6 50.0%
South Waikato District 18 4 22.2%
Waitomo District 16 7 43.8%
Taupo District 20 8 40.0%
Western Bay of Plenty District 23 6 26.1%
Tauranga City 40 15 37.5%
Rotorua District 45 25 55.6%
Whakatane District 32 13 40.6%
Kawerau District 3 2 66.7%
Opotiki District 13 6 46.2%
Gisborne District 49 25 51.0%
Wairoa District 13 3 23.1%
Hastings District 54 17 31.5%
Napier City 32 13 40.6%
Central Hawke's Bay District 16 6 37.5%
New Plymouth District 47 18 38.3%
Stratford District 9 3 33.3%
South Taranaki District 29 9 31.0%
Ruapehu District 20 5 25.0%
Wanganui District 37 16 43.2%
Rangitikei District 20 5 25.0%
Manawatu District 20 9 45.0%
Palmerston North City 41 16 39.0%
Tararua District 22 5 22.7%
Horowhenua District 20 8 40.0%
Kapiti Coast District 20 12 60.0%
Porirua City 31 11 35.5%
Upper Hutt City 17 10 58.8%
Lower Hutt City 44 19 43.2%
Wellington City 52 28 53.8%
Masterton District 17 2 11.8%
Carterton District 4 1 25.0%
South Wairarapa District 8 3 37.5%
Tasman District 23 10 43.5%
Nelson City 18 5 27.8%
Marlborough District 26 11 42.3%
Kaikoura District 5 2 40.0%
Buller District 7 2 28.6%
Grey District 10 4 40.0%
Westland District 11 4 36.4%
Hurunui District 12 3 25.0%
Waimakariri District 21 11 52.4%
Christchurch City 99 36 36.4%
Selwyn District 17 6 35.3%
Ashburton District 15 5 33.3%
Timaru District 21 4 19.0%
Mackenzie District 4 1 25.0%
Waimate District 8 1 12.5%
Chatham Islands Territory 3 1 33.3%
Waitaki District 18 4 22.2%
Central Otago District 12 3 25.0%
Queenstown-Lakes District 6 3 50.0%
Dunedin City 62 28 45.2%
Clutha District 17 3 17.6%
Southland District 34 10 29.4%
Gore District 10 1 10.0%
Invercargill City 25 10 40.0%
Total2,03282340.5%

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