Domain - Geography

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Level 1

Describe an extreme natural event and the human response
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

90202 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe population patterns, processes and issues
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Version 5

90203 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe resource use in a farming or mining context
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Version 4

90204 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply skills and ideas with direction in a geographic context
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Version 4

90205 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out and present directed geographic research
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This achievement standard and unit standard 5082 have been replaced by AS91011.

90206 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe a contemporary geographic issue and evaluate courses of action
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Version 4 This achievement standard and unit standard 5086 have been replaced by AS91012.

90207 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe a global geographic topic
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This achievement standard and unit standard 5087 have been replaced by AS91013.

90208 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate geographic understanding of environments that have been shaped by extreme natural event(s)

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 5083.

91007 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate geographic understanding of population concepts

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 5084.

91008 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate geographic understanding of the sustainable use of an environment

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 5085.

91009 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply concepts and basic geographic skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment

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Version 2

91010 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Conduct geographic research, with direction

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 5082 and AS90206.

91011 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Describe aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 5086 and AS90207.

91012 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Describe aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 5087 and AS90208.

91013 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply spatial analysis, with direction, to solve a geographic problem

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Version 2

91014 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

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Ministry of Education

Level 2

Explain a natural landscape
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91240.

90331 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain an urban settlement
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Version 3

90332 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain disparities in development within or between countries
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Version 4 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91242.

90333 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Apply skills and ideas, in a geographic context
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91243.

90334 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out and present guided geographic research
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91244.

90335 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain a contemporary geographic issue and evaluate courses of action
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91245.

90336 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain a geographic topic at a global scale
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91246.

90337 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90331.

91240 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern

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Version 3

91241 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate geographic understanding of differences in development

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90333.

91242 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90334.

91243 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Conduct geographic research with guidance

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90335.

91244 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90336.

91245 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale

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Version 3 This achievement standard replaced AS90337.

91246 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply spatial analysis, with guidance, to solve a geographic problem

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Version 2

91247 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

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Ministry of Education

Level 3

Analyse natural processes in the context of a geographic environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 5095 have been replaced by AS91426.

90701 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse a cultural process
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Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 5096 have been replaced by AS91427.

90702 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Explain the contribution of geography to planning and decision-making processes
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Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 5097 have been replaced by AS91428.

90703 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Select and apply skills and ideas in a geographic context
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Version 3 This achievement standard has been replaced by AS91429.

90704 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Carry out and present geographic research with consultation
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Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 5094 have been replaced by AS91430.

90705 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse a contemporary geographic issue and evaluate courses of action
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 5098 have been replaced by AS91431.

90706 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Analyse a geographic topic at a global scale
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This achievement standard and unit standard 5099 have been replaced by AS91432.

90707 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90701 and unit standard 5095.

91426 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s)

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90702 and unit standard 5096.

91427 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90703 and unit standard 5097.

91428 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90704.

91429 Achievement Standard 4 Credits Externally Assessed

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CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Conduct geographic research with consultation

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90705 and unit standard 5094.

91430 Achievement Standard 5 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90706 and unit standard 5098.

91431 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced AS90707 and unit standard 5099.

91432 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Apply spatial analysis, with consultation, to solve a geographic problem

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Version 2 This achievement standard replaced unit standard 11088.

91433 Achievement Standard 3 Credits Externally Assessed

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Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 233 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ministry of Education

Data as at 26 October 2020