Story: Mātauranga hangarau – information technology

Internet use by ethnicity, 2007

Internet use by ethnicity, 2007

This graph shows what percentage of selected ethnicities in New Zealand used the internet in 2007.  Over 90% of Asians used the internet, Pākehā use was 77%, Pasifika use a little over 70%, with Māori use at just over 60%. Despite the gains that have been made technologically, they still trailed other New Zealanders.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Sources: Auckland University of Technology; and the Institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication.

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How to cite this page:

Basil Keane, 'Mātauranga hangarau – information technology - Access to technology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Basil Keane, published 11 Mar 2010