Ethnic makeup in Catholic schools changing

Last year was the first year that non-European/Pākehā students made up more than half the number of students in Catholic schools in New Zealand. 

Using Ministry of Education school roll data as of July, the New Zealand Catholic Education Office reported that students of European/Pākehā ethnicity made up 49.9 per cent of those attending Catholic schools in 2018.

The next largest group was Pasifika students (15.7 per cent), Asian (15.3 per cent) and Māori (14.5 per cent). Continue reading

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