Bay of Plenty schooling network

Different areas in the Bay of Plenty are experiencing different types of population change. The Ministry's responding to population growth in some parts of the region and population decline in others.

Bay of Plenty network focus areas

Consultation about the future of schooling in Kawerau began in 2009, with changes implemented in 2012 and 2013.


The Murupara community developed an education strategy for their town. This led to the establishment of Murupara Area School in 2012.


Consultation about future schooling provision was initiated with the community of Papamoa in 2006.


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