Key funding dates 2019

Key dates for early childhood education (ECE) services for 2019.

Funding calendar 2019

Day and DateIDDescription
Tuesday, 1 January SH New Year’s Day
Thursday, 3 January - Ministry of Education national office reopens
Friday, 1 February RS7 March 2019 electronic RS7 submission period opens
Wednesday, 6 February SH Waitangi Day
Friday, 8 February RS7 Last submission day of March 2019 RS7s for 1 March payment
Mid-February EQI New services to be advised of Equity Index assessment results and services that requested reviews
Friday, 1 March PMT March 2019 ECE operational funding payment
Wednesday, 6 March RS7 Last submission day of March 2019 RS7s for 20 March payment
Friday, 19 April SH Good Friday
Monday, 22 April SH Easter Monday
Thursday, 25 April SH ANZAC Day
Saturday, 1 June RS7 July 2019 electronic RS7 submission period opens
Monday, 3 June SH Queen’s Birthday
Monday, 10 June RS7 Last submission day of July 2019 RS7s for 1 July payment
Mid June EQI New services to be advise of Equity Index assessments
Late June - Annual ECE Return dates (TBC)
Sunday, 30 June FD Financial declarations due for financial year end in 2018
Monday, 1 July PMT July 2019 ECE operational funding payment
Tuesday, 9 July RS7 Last submission day of July 2019 RS7s for 20 July payment
Tuesday, 1 October RS7 November 2019 electronic RS7 submission period opens
Monday, 7 October RS7 Last submission day of November 2019 RS7s for 1 November payment
Monday, 28 October SH Labour Day
Friday, 1 November PMT November 2019 ECE operational funding payment
Friday, 8 November RS7 Last submission day of November 2019 RS7s for 20 November payment
Wednesday, 25 December SH Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December SH Boxing Day
IndicatorDescription
RS7 RS7 Return funding
SH Statutory Holiday – NB: services cannot claim SH in advance
EQI Equity Index for funding (external link)
PMT Early Childhood operational funding payment
FD Financial Declaration Collection

Further reminders on dates and important information will be advertised on the Education.govt.nz and in He Pānui Kōhungahunga – the Early Learning Bulletin 

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