Pacific parent representation on the boards of trustees

Table 1: Percentage of schools with fair Pacific representation on the board (1998 to 2019)

Notes:

  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Pacific students to expect at least one Pacific 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
1998 393 103 26.2%
1999 379 103 27.2%
2000 388 95 24.5%
2001 393 113 28.8%
2002 399 108 27.1%
2003 404 112 27.7%
2004 402 118 29.4%
2005 397 122 30.7%
2006 398 129 32.4%
2007 409 131 32.0%
2008 437 130 29.7%
2009 445 132 29.7%
2010 451 147 32.6%
2011 453 147 32.5%
2012 472 164 34.7%
2013 469 184 39.2%
2014 462 187 40.5%
2015 474 179 37.8%
2016 508 198 39.0%
2017 505 213 42.2%
2018 524 224 42.7%
2019 503 198 39.4%

Table 2: Percentage of schools with fair Pacific representation, by decile (2019)

Notes:

  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Pacific students to expect at least one Pacific 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 1 119 56 47.1%
Decile 2 85 36 42.4%
Decile 3 91 33 36.3%
Decile 4 58 25 43.1%
Decile 5 46 17 37.0%
Decile 6 27 6 22.2%
Decile 7 29 8 27.6%
Decile 8 29 11 37.9%
Decile 9 15 6 40.0%
Decile 10 4 0 0.0%
Total 503 198 39.4%

Table 3: Percentage of schools with fair Pacific representation, by school gender (2019)

Notes:

  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Pacific students to expect at least one Pacific 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 475 184 38.7%
Single Sex-Boys 14 7 50.0%
Single Sex-Girls 14 7 50.0%
Total 503 198 39.4%

Table 4: Percentage of schools with fair Pacific representation, by school type (2019)

Notes:

  1. "Total schools" is the number of schools in New Zealand with a sufficient number of Pacific students to expect at least one Pacific 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 Type Total schools1 Schools with fair representation
NumberNumberProportion
Composite 3 1 33.3%
Primary 407 152 37.3%
Secondary 83 40 48.2%
Special 10 5 50.0%
Total 503 198 39.4%

Table 5: Percentage of Pacific students and parent representatives in schools (1998 to 2019)

Notes:

  1. This data includes only schools with sufficient numbers of Pacific students to expect at least one Pacific 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 Pacific students % of Pacific parent reps. % of Pacific students % of Pacific parent reps.
1998 31.6% 9.7% 25.4% 31.8%
1999 32.5% 10.1% 28.3% 32.1%
2000 32.4% 9.7% 30.0% 33.7%
2001 33.0% 11.7% 29.0% 34.2%
2002 33.5% 12.7% 25.6% 31.2%
2003 32.2% 11.7% 27.9% 32.5%
2004 31.7% 10.4% 30.3% 36.6%
2005 32.0% 10.6% 32.1% 36.7%
2006 33.6% 10.8% 30.3% 35.1%
2007 31.8% 8.8% 31.9% 35.7%
2008 32.0% 10.0% 33.4% 38.2%
2009 32.6% 9.9% 31.5% 36.6%
2010 33.5% 10.1% 31.0% 37.9%
2011 32.6% 10.8% 32.3% 37.1%
2012 32.9% 11.0% 30.0% 35.2%
2013 31.7% 10.9% 31.4% 35.3%
2014 32.0% 11.3% 31.0% 34.8%
2015 31.9% 11.1% 29.6% 36.6%
2016 29.4% 9.2% 28.3% 36.7%
2017 31.6% 10.7% 26.1% 34.3%
2018 29.5% 9.4% 26.7% 34.1%
2019 28.6% 8.8% 29.9% 36.7%

Table 6: Percentage of schools with fair Pacific representation, by Regional Council (2019)

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 3 0 0.0%
Auckland Region 276 121 43.8%
Waikato Region 26 10 38.5%
Bay of Plenty Region 8 1 12.5%
Hawkes Bay Region 20 11 55.0%
Taranaki Region 1 0 0.0%
Manawatu-Whanganui Region 21 7 33.3%
Wellington Region 83 35 42.2%
West Coast Region 1 0 0.0%
Canterbury Region 43 9 20.9%
Otago Region 11 2 18.2%
Southland Region 5 0 0.0%
Tasman Region 1 1 100%
Marlborough Region 4 1 25.0%
Total 503 198 39.4%

Table 7: Percentage of schools with fair Pacific representation, by Territorial Authority (2018)
Territorial Authority with Auckland Local Board Total schools1 Schools with fair representation
NumberNumberProportion
Whangarei District 1 0 0.0%
Kaipara District 2 0 0.0%
Auckland- Rodney 3 0 0.0%
Auckland- Kaipatiki 13 4 30.8%
Auckland- Devonport-Takapuna 2 0 0.0%
Auckland- Henderson-Massey 36 16 44.4%
Auckland- Waitakere Ranges 5 4 80.0%
Auckland- Waitemata 11 4 36.4%
Auckland- Whau 21 13 61.9%
Auckland- Albert-Eden 16 10 62.5%
Auckland- Puketapapa 18 7 38.9%
Auckland- Orakei 4 0 0.0%
Auckland- Maungakiekie-Tamaki 22 9 40.9%
Auckland- Howick 15 7 46.7%
Auckland- Mangere-Otahuhu 26 15 57.7%
Auckland- Otara-Papatoetoe 27 9 33.3%
Auckland- Manurewa 27 10 37.0%
Auckland- Papakura 18 7 38.9%
Auckland- Franklin 12 6 50.0%
Thames-Coromandel District 1 1 100%
Waikato District 4 1 25.0%
Matamata-Piako District 2 1 50.0%
Hamilton City 12 4 33.3%
Otorohanga District 1 0 0.0%
South Waikato District 6 3 50.0%
Western Bay of Plenty District 3 0 0.0%
Tauranga City 3 1 33.3%
Rotorua District 2 0 0.0%
Wairoa District 1 0 0.0%
Hastings District 15 8 53.3%
Napier City 4 3 75.0%
South Taranaki District 1 0 0.0%
Wanganui District 3 1 33.3%
Rangitikei District 5 1 20.0%
Palmerston North City 8 3 37.5%
Horowhenua District 5 2 40.0%
Kapiti Coast District 2 1 50.0%
Porirua City 24 14 58.3%
Upper Hutt City 4 2 50.0%
Lower Hutt City 26 10 38.5%
Wellington City 26 8 30.8%
Masterton District 1 0 0.0%
Tasman District 1 1 100%
Marlborough District 4 1 25.0%
Westland District 1 0 0.0%
Christchurch City 31 8 25.8%
Ashburton District 8 0 0.0%
Timaru District 2 1 50.0%
Mackenzie District 1 0 0.0%
Waimate District 1 0 0.0%
Waitaki District 4 1 25.0%
Dunedin City 7 1 14.3%
Gore District 1 0 0.0%
Invercargill City 4 0 0.0%
Total 524 224 42.7%

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