Responses to Official Information Act Requests

We now publish responses to Official Information Act (OIA) requests to make more information readily available to the public.

Selected OIA responses are published where they release substantive information and are of public interest. Please note, the personal details of requesters have been removed. 

If you require any additional information or would like to lodge a request for official information please email enquiries.national@education.govt.nz.

Other information releases

The release of OIAs complements the other information proactively released by the Ministry including information that is of significant interest to the public, Briefings to Incoming Ministers and Budget documents. This information can be found at information releases.

OIA responses - key topics

The Ministry often receives a number of requests for information about issues and topics of significant public interest. Below are some responses to key topics and issues.

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OIA responses - by date

Documents are listed in release date order with the most recently released responses at the top.

Response dateDetails of the requestDownload/View
16 March 2018 Tertiary education documents – BERL apprenticeship reports, fees free provision OIA response: Tertiary education documents – BERL apprenticeship reports, fees free provision [PDF, 2.8 MB]
20 December 2017 Stand down, suspension, exclusion and expulsion (ages 5-18) OIA response [PDF, 5.8 MB]
14 December 2017 Karori Campus documentation OIA response [PDF, 3.8 MB] Attachment [PDF, 12 MB]
11 December 2017 Category 5 school buildings OIA response [PDF, 5.5 MB]
11 December 2017 Stand down, suspension, exclusion and expulsion (international students) OIA response [PDF, 1.2 MB]
7 December 2017 NZSTA funding OIA response [PDF, 1.9 MB]
7 December 2017 Transport guidance OIA response [PDF, 147 KB] Attachment [PDF, 1.4 MB]
6 December 2017 Orewa / Silverdale / Wainui district schooling OIA response [PDF, 127 KB]
4 December 2017 Interim Response Funding (South Canterbury) OIA response [PDF, 5 MB]
4 December 2017 Voluntary donations OIA response [PDF, 1.8 MB]
28 November 2017 School house stock OIA response [PDF, 1.2 MB]
28 November 2017 Physical restraint reporting OIA response [PDF, 5.4 MB]
21 November 2017 Kapiti Coast demographic review OIA response [PDF, 5.3 MB]
20 November 2017 Physical restraint notifications OIA response [PDF, 2.8 MB]
17 November 2017 School property costs (Canterbury) OIA response [PDF, 1.5 MB]
8 November 2017 Commissioners (Northland) OIA response [PDF, 213 KB]
4 November 2017 Vandalism (Waitakere) OIA response [PDF, 1.8 MB]
3 November 2017 Stand down, suspension, exclusion and expulsion (Otago) OIA response [PDF, 1.3 MB]
27 October 2017 51% capacity or below  OIA response [PDF, 1.2 MB] Attachment [PDF, 751 KB]
20 October 2017 ECE Teachers OIA response [PDF, 1.6 MB]
19 October 2017 Donations (South Canterbury) OIA response [PDF, 1.6 MB]
16 October 2017 Post-occupancy evaluations OIA response [PDF, 857 KB]
15 October 2017 Karori Campus OIA response [PDF, 1.5 MB]
13 October 2017 Documents received by the Minister of Education OIA response [PDF, 7.4 MB]
10 October 2017 Skill Start - 1996 Cabinet paper OIA response [PDF, 4 MB]
9 October 2017 Psychometric assessments OIA response [PDF, 988 KB]
26 September 2017 Property maintenance funding OIA response [PDF, 2.3 MB]
20 September 2017 Total expenditure (teachers) OIA response [PDF, 964 KB]
19 September 2017 Commissioners (current) OIA response [PDF, 4.8 MB]
6 September 2017 BOT expenses  OIA response [PDF, 2.1 MB] Attachment [PDF, 1.8 MB]
1 September 2017 Vehicle information OIA response [PDF, 858 KB]
22 August 2017 Acoustics information  OIA response [PDF, 809 KB] Attachment [PDF, 2.9 MB]
9 August 2017 Holidays Act compliance OIA response [PDF, 1.5 MB] Attachment [PDF, 12 MB]
9 August 2017 ORS Funding (Wairarapa) OIA response [PDF, 7.2 MB]
8 August 2017 Māori Immersion Teacher Allowance OIA response [PDF, 840 KB]
1 August 2017 Vandalism (Christchurch) OIA response [PDF, 1.7 MB]
25 July 2017 ITE information OIA response [PDF, 1.9 MB]
11 July 2017  Assets and liabilities for schools  OIA response [PDF, 1.2 MB]
27 June 2017 ESOL Funding (South Canterbury) OIA response [PDF, 2.2 MB]
26 June 2017 Sale of school property (Canterbury) OIA response [PDF, 1.8 MB]
21 June 2017 Leased Buildings (Canterbury) OIA response [PDF, 1.9 MB]
20 June 2017 Non-enrolment notifications OIA response [PDF, 1.8 MB]
15 June 2017 Student attendance data OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
14 June 2017 WannaCry Ransomware OIA response [PDF, 3.7 MB]
12 June 2017 Banks Ave School OIA response [PDF, 937 KB] Attachment [PDF, 7.8 MB]
7 June 2017 ORS funding (Auckland) OIA response [PDF, 100 KB]Attachment [PDF, 114 KB]
30 May 2017 Long Term Investment Plan OIA response [PDF, 2.1 MB] Attachment [PDF, 6.2 MB]
26 May 2017 ORS funding OIA response [PDF, 1.4 MB] Attachment 1 [PDF, 787 KB] Attachment 2 [PDF, 645 KB]
26 May 2017 KPMG Christchurch Schools report OIA response [PDF, 11 MB] Attachment [PDF, 5 MB]
22 May 2017 Stand-downs and suspensions (regional information) OIA response [PDF, 1.6 MB]
22 May 2017 Salisbury School information OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
22 May 2017 Possible changes to the decile system OIA response [PDF, 1.5 MB] Attachment [PDF, 2.7 MB]
16 May 2017 Gifted Education  OIA response [PDF, 700 KB] Attachment 1 [PDF, 960 KB]
10 May 2017 Ministry communication staff OIA response [PDF, 2.5 MB] 
28 April 2017 Communications about the 'Sweeny Todd' incident OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
27 April 2017 Auckland roll growth information OIA response [PDF, 995 KB] Attachment [PDF, 7.5 MB]
13 April 2017 Staff secondment information  OIA response  [PDF, 2.4 MB]
12 April 2017 Ultra fast broadband roll-out OIA response [PDF, 1.2 MB]
12 April 2017 Reports about the National Transportable Programme OIA response [PDF, 5.6 MB] 
4 April 2017 School donations data (2000-2015) OIA response  [PDF, 1.5 MB]Attachment [PDF, 9.6 MB]
22 March 2017 School operating deficits (Otago / Southland) OIA response  [PDF, 9.8 MB]
20 March 2017 Documents regarding the School Transport Operational Efficiencies initiative  OIA response [PDF, 2.6 MB] Attachment  [PDF, 7.4 MB]
16 March 2017 Second Annual Report at Rangiora High School OIA response [PDF, 701 KB] Attachment  [PDF, 19 MB]
15 March 2017 Decile rating information  OIA response  [PDF, 1.4 MB]Attachment [PDF, 774 KB]
8 March 2017 Details on Ministry investigations into fraud in schools  OIA response [PDF, 3.3 MB] 
28 February 2017 Details on vehicles owned by the Ministry OIA response  [PDF, 2.6 MB]
27 February 2017 Information about fax machines operated by the Ministry OIA response [PDF, 1.4 MB]
22 February 2017 Information about the latest PISA results OIA respponse [PDF, 1.8 MB] Attachment [PDF, 4.8 MB]
22 February 2017 Information about Rangiora High School  OIA response  [PDF, 4.2 MB] Attachment [PDF, 3.8 MB]
13 February 2017 Teach First NZ documents OIA response [PDF, 3.4 MB]
3 February 2017 New Building Standard - Wellington Schools OIA response [PDF, 2 MB]
30 January 2017 Information about Professional Learning and Development panels OIA response [PDF, 2.2 MB] 
26 January 2017 Professional Learning and Development accreditation OIA response [PDF, 1.7 MB]

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