Māori candidates’ attainment in a science subject by DHB

For a definition of terms used in this analysis, see definition and statistical notes.

Below is a description of the DHBs with: the most candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject in 2009; the highest attainment rates (%) in 2009; the largest increases in numbers attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject between 2004 and 2009; and the largest increases in attainment rates (%) between 2004 and 2009.

Year 11 Māori candidates’ attainment – (3410 nationally)

In 2009, the three DHBs with the highest numbers of year 11 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Counties Manukau DHB, 356 candidates
  • Waikato DHB, 329 candidates
  • Canterbury DHB, 282 candidates.

In 2009, the three DHBs with the highest percentage of year 11 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • South Canterbury DHB, 56.9% – (37 of 65 candidates)
  • Otago DHB, 53.7% – (101 of 188 candidates)
  • West Coast DHB, 51.0% – (26 of 51 candidates).

Between 2004 and 2009, the three DHBs with the highest increases in the number of year 11 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Counties Manukau DHB, 192 candidates – (164 to 356 candidates)
  • Canterbury DHB, 123 candidates – (159 to 282 candidates)
  • Northland DHB, 89 candidates – (164 to 253 candidates).

Between 2004 and 2009, the three DHBs with the highest percentage increases in the number of year 11 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • West Coast DHB, 188.9% – (9 to 26 candidates)
  • South Canterbury DHB, 131.3% – (16 to 37 candidates
  • Counties Manukau, 117.1% – (164 to 356 candidates).

Year 12 Māori candidates’ attainment – (1165 nationally)

In 2009, the three DHBs with the highest numbers of year 12 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits a science subject were:

  • Waikato DHB, 109 candidates
  • Bay of Plenty DHB, 102 candidates.
  • Canterbury DHB, 94 candidates.

In 2009, the three DHBs with the highest percentage of Year 12 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Southland DHB, 62.5% – (30 of 48 candidates)
  • Otago DHB, 54.9% – (39 of 71 candidates)
  • Capital and Coast DHB, 54.2% – (78 of 144 candidates).

Between 2004 and 2009, the three DHBs with the highest increases in the number of year 12 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Bay of Plenty DHB, 56 candidates – (46 to 102 candidates)
  • Counties Manukau DHB, 52 candidates – (36 to 88 candidates)
  • Canterbury DHB, 41 candidates – (53 to 94 candidates).

Between 2004 and 2009, the three DHBs with the highest percentage increases in the number of year 12 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Nelson Marlborough, 191.7% – (12 to 35 candidates)
  • Wairarapa DHB, 160.0% – (5 to 13 candidates)
  • Counties Manukau DHB, 144.4% – (36 to 88 candidates).

Year 13 Māori candidates’ attainment – (528 nationally)

In 2009, the three DHBs with the highest numbers of year 13 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Waikato DHB, 68 candidates
  • Waitemata DHB, 45 candidates
  • Auckland DHB, 41 candidates.

In 2009, the three DHBs with the highest percentage of year 13 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Nelson Marlborough DHB, 54.2% – (13 of 24 candidates)
  • Otago DHB, 51.3% – (20 of 39 candidates)
  • South Canterbury DHB, 50.0% – (6 of 12 candidates).

Between 2004 and 2009, the three DHBs with the highest increases in the number of year 13 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Tairawhiti DHB, 25 candidates – (4 to 29 candidates)
  • Waikato DHB, 25 candidates – (43 to 68 candidates)
  • Auckland DHB, 24 candidates – (21 to 45 candidates).

Between 2004 and 2009, the three DHBs with the highest percentage increases in the number of year 13 Māori candidates attaining 14 or more credits in a science subject were:

  • Tairawhiti DHB, 625.0% – (4 to 29 candidates)
  • Wairarapa DHB, 400.0% – (1 to 5 candidates)
  • South Canterbury DHB, 200.0% – (2 to 6 candidates).
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