Responses to Official Information Act requests

We publish some responses to Official Information Act (OIA) requests where they release substantive information and are of public interest. This is part of our commitment to openness and accountability.

Overview

The Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) allows eligible persons to request and receive information held by Ministers or departments, including the Ministry of Education.

We often receive requests for information about issues and topics of significant public interest. We publish selected responses to OIA requests so that information is more readily available to the public, as part of our ongoing commitment to openness and accountability.

Responses are published where they release substantive information and are of public interest. Note that the personal details of requesters have been removed.

If you need any additional information or want to lodge a request for official information, email info@education.govt.nz.

2024 responses by date

The following documents are listed in latest release date order.

Response date Details of the request Download/view
10 April 2024 Information held by the Ministry of Education regarding Gloriavale Christian community

1322041 Response [PDF, 975 KB]

1322041 Appendix A [PDF, 2.4 MB]

8 April 2024 Andersons Bay School property documents and correspondence

1324408 Response [PDF, 409 KB]

1324408 Appendix A [PDF, 5.6 MB]

1324408 Appendix B [PDF, 1.8 MB]

1324408 Appendix C [PDF, 342 KB]

1324408 Appendix D [PDF, 305 KB]

4 April 2024 Schools that remain to be audited from years ending 2023, 2022, 2021 and 2020 and prior

1325553 Response [PDF, 311 KB]

1325553 Appendix A [XLSX, 42 KB]

4 April 2024 MoE guideline/policy surrounding sensitive claims in state schools

1324398 Response [PDF, 219 KB]

1324398 Appendix A [PDF, 2 MB]

1324398 Appendix B [PDF, 1.1 MB]

4 April 2024 ECE services openings and closures 1 Jun to 31 Dec 2023

1322624 Response [PDF, 409 KB]

1322624 Appendix A [XLSX, 51 KB]

1322624 Appendix B [XLSX, 50 KB]

3 April 2024 Government funding Metia Interactive received from MoE from 1 Jan 2020 to 1 Jan 2024

1324298 Response [PDF, 188 KB]

3 April 2024 Number of employees at the MoE head office, how many are/were registered teachers

1324717 Response [PDF, 157 KB]

28 March 2024 Information relating to Cashmere High School

1324299 Response [PDF, 1.8 MB]

27 March 2024 Historical timeline of acquisition of new school sites

1322372 Response [PDF, 530 KB]

27 March 2024 NZ Teacher and Principal Deaths

1323981 Response [PDF, 789 KB]

26 March 2024 Information regarding Services Academies

1324113 Response [PDF, 483 KB]

1324113 Appendix A [PDF, 3.9 MB]

22 March 2024 Upgrades to property through the School Investment Package 

1322900 Response [PDF, 256 KB]

22 March 2024 ECE Numbers and Bullying complaints from workforce

1323087 Response One [PDF, 245 KB]

1323087 Response Two [PDF, 329 KB]

22 March 2024 Copies of correspondence regarding Kaipara College

1322731 Response [PDF, 434 KB]

1322731 Appendix A [PDF, 1.2 MB]

1322731 Appendix B [PDF, 938 KB]

22 March 2024 Written advice to the Minister of Education

1322224 Response [PDF, 443 KB]

1322224 Appendix A [PDF, 2.5 MB]

1322224 Appendix B [PDF, 1 MB]

21 March 2024 Further information regarding the Zero Data Service 

1323733 Response [PDF, 447 KB]

20 March 2024 Supporting blind and low vision learners

1321534 Response [PDF, 1.1 MB]

19 March 2024 Copy of document titled Information Update - Ministry of Education FTE numbers

1323293 Response [PDF, 264 KB]

1323293 Appendix A [PDF, 891 KB]

19 March 2024 Documents relating to the processing of OIA requests since 27 November 2023

1322686 Response [PDF, 328 KB]

1322686 Appendix A [PDF, 1.8 MB]

18 March 2024 Updates regarding Briefings and Education Reports

1323090 Response [PDF, 198 KB]

1323090 Appendix A [PDF, 7.9 MB]

14 March 2024 Suspension data 2000 to 2022

1323202 Response [PDF, 310 KB]

1323202 Appendix A [XLSX, 116 KB]

14 March 2024 Interim Response Funding

1322491 Response [PDF, 372 KB]

14 March 2024 Work experience of Ministry of Education employees

1323203 Response [PDF, 304 KB]

13 March 2024 Government subsidies for ECE services and license suspensions and cancellations

1321492 Response [PDF, 333 KB]

1321492 Appendix A [PDF, 959 KB]

12 March 2024 Rolleston ECE investigation

1323074 Response [PDF, 720 KB]

1323074 Appendix A [PDF, 959 KB]

12 March 2024 Cellphone Ban

1320870 Response [PDF, 317 KB]

11 March 2024 Elevator installations in all public schools

1322694 Response [PDF, 218 KB]

8 March 2024 Out-of-zone pupils for each of the secondary schools in Auckland

1322623 Response [PDF, 194 KB]

1322623 Appendix A [XLSX, 42 KB]

8 March 2024 Mercury Bay Area School reports

1320701 Response [PDF, 441 KB]

1320701 Appendix A [PDF, 2.9 MB]

7 March 2024 The most up-to-date regional level school roll projections

1322604 Response [PDF, 157 KB]

1322604 Appendix A [XLSX, 75 KB]

7 March 2024 Instructions on processing OIA requests since 27 November 2023

1322664 Response [PDF, 310 KB]

1322664 Appendix A [PDF, 706 KB]

7 March 2024 e-asTTle data from 2019-2023

1320865 Response [PDF, 264 KB]

1320865 Appendix A [XLSX, 60 KB]

1320865 Appendix B [XLSX, 102 KB]

7 March 2024 Teacher supply initiative payments

1322619 Response [PDF, 313 KB]

1322619 Appendix A [PDF, 734 KB]

7 March 2024 Period Products in Schools Programme

1322757 Response [PDF, 227 KB]

1322757 Appendix A [PDF, 735 KB]

1322757 Appendix B [PDF, 1.3 MB]

6 March 2024 National Education Growth Plan updates to the Minister

1323199 Response [PDF, 210 KB]

1323199 Appendix A [PDF, 1.5 MB]

5 March 2024 Counselling in Schools

1321016 Response [PDF, 594 KB]

1321016 Appendix A [PDF, 648 KB]

5 March 2024 Overview of Contractor Spend

1322391 Response [PDF, 432 KB]

4 March 2024 Complaints and concerns regarding Catholic Cathedral College 

1322653 Response [PDF, 675 KB]

4 March 2024 ECE Regulation and Licensing Criteria for disinfectants

1322318 Response [PDF, 293 KB]

4 March 2024 Teacher supply (numbers) for ECE, Primary and Secondary

1321646 Response [PDF, 319 KB]

1 March 2024 CEGAP Members and Criteria

1322307 Response [PDF, 305 KB]

1 March 2024 Overseas Relocation Grant and Overseas Finders Fee

1321244 Response [PDF, 327 KB]

1 March 2024 Finders Fee for hiring overseas teachers

1321221 Response [PDF, 288 KB]

29 February 2024 Questions about Ka Ora, Ka Ako programme

1322649 Response [PDF, 318 KB]

28 February 2024 Summary achievement data relating to Designated Character State Schools that were formerly set up as Charter Schools/Partnership Schools

1321463 Response [PDF, 271 KB]

Appendix A [PDF, 740 KB]

27 February 2024 Ministry of Education restructure documents

1322071 Response [PDF, 336 KB]

Appendix A [PDF, 9.4 MB]

26 February 2024 ICT Function at the Ministry of Education

1321444 Response [PDF, 316 KB]

26 February 2024 The amount spent on planned/proposed projects at Andersons Bay School

1321745 Response [PDF, 558 KB]

23 February 2024 Suspensions related to drug use

1321574 Response [PDF, 234 KB]

1321574 Appendix A [XLSX, 47 KB]

23 February 2024 Information on the Zero Data service 

1321951 Response [PDF, 415 KB]

22 February 2024 Data exclusions and stand downs by behaviour type

1321240 Response [PDF, 599 KB]

Appendix A [XLSX, 80 KB]

Appendix B [XLSX, 68 KB]

22 February 2024 Proposed number of FTE under the new Government cost saving model 1321782 Response [PDF, 289 KB]
22 February 2024 Layoffs to be made within the Ministry

1323432 Response [PDF, 294 KB]

21 February 2024 Disciplinary action for non-attendance of staff and attendance officers

1321396 Response [PDF, 215 KB]

21 February 2024 $74m attendance officer package

1323197 Response [PDF, 250 KB]

20 February 2024 Apology letter to Kaipara College

1322552 Response [PDF, 172 KB]

1322552 Appendix A [PDF, 707 KB]

20 February 2024 Reports or plans regarding 2014-2024 changes to the student allowance system

1322502 Response [PDF, 273 KB]

1322502 Appendix A [PDF, 3.5 MB]

19 February 2024 Hostel Staff Wage Subsidies at Epsom Girls Grammar School

1321495 Response [PDF, 247 KB]

1321495 Appendix A [PDF, 785 KB]

19 February 2024 List of schools who received Private School Subsidy Funding in 2023 1321408 Response [PDF, 135 KB]

1321408 Appendix A [PDF, 692 KB]

19 February 2024 Math initiatives for use in primary and intermediate schools 

1320171 Response [PDF, 512 KB]

16 February 2024 Cost of Period products in schools programme

1321645 Response [PDF, 296 KB]

16 February 2024 Stand-Down, Suspension, Exclusion and Expulsion data

1321208 Response [PDF, 306 KB]

1321208 Appendix A [XLSX, 44 KB]

16 February 2024 Vandalism grants and top-up grants 1321236 Response [PDF, 371 KB]
16 February 2024 Teacher vacancies

1321229 Response [PDF, 1.2 MB]

16 February 2024

 

Costs associated with Flemmington school, Central Hawkes Bay

1319749 Response [PDF, 240 KB]

1319749 Appendix A [PDF, 11 KB]

15 February 2024

Cost of personal grievances over the last 3 years

1320080 Response [PDF, 537 KB]

15 February 2024 Correspondence related to a Toddler escaping an ECE centre 

1321535 Response [PDF, 1.1 MB]

1321535 Appendix A [PDF, 822 KB]

15 February 2024 Statistics on escapes from early childhood education services

1321593 Response [PDF, 293 KB]

1321593 Appendix A [XLSX, 46 KB]

15 February 2024 Student allowance entitlements for those aged 40+

1322426 Response [PDF, 219 KB]

13 February 2024 Request for data on ECE services

1320932 Response [PDF, 137 KB]

1320932 Appendix A [XLSX, 77 KB]

12 February 2024 Primary school information

1320833 Response [PDF, 394 KB]

1320833 Appendix A [XLSX, 39 KB]

1320833 Appendix B [PDF, 7.1 MB]

1320833 Appendix C [PDF, 4.1 MB]

12 February 2024 Partnership school evaluations and funding 2013 - 2018

1319495 Response [PDF, 647 KB]

9 February 2024 Out-of-zone students at secondary schools in Wellington

1321851 Response [PDF, 288 KB]

8 February 2024 School High Health Need Fund regional funding differences

1320175 Response [PDF, 287 KB]

8 February 2024 Nationwide email threats of November 2023

1319505 Response [PDF, 863 KB]

1319505 Appendix A [PDF, 4.8 MB]

1319505 Appendix B [PDF, 1.8 MB]

1319505 Appendix C [PDF, 1.9 MB]

8 February 2024 Designation of land for education purposes to enable the relocation of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori O Ngaringaomatariki

1320636 Response [PDF, 558 KB]

1320636 Appendix A [PDF, 6.4 MB]

1320636 Appendix B [PDF, 1.9 MB]

5 February 2024 The full licensing history for Kids Count Pukekohe/Town and Country Kids Pukekohe

1320962 Response [PDF, 250 KB]

5 February 2024 Budget bids in respect of Early Intervention Independent Specialist Service Providers

1319339 Response [PDF, 419 KB]

1319339 Appendix A [PDF, 8.3 MB]

2 February 2024 Update on Kumeu College site acquisition

1320408 Response [PDF, 222 KB]

1 February 2024 Audits of Rainbow Corner Group of Companies Limited and Correspondence

1319285 Response [PDF, 417 KB]

1319285 Appendix A [PDF, 1.7 MB]

1319285 Appendix B [PDF, 8.4 MB]

31 January 2024 Largest external supplier contracts 2018-2023

1319344 Response [PDF, 250 KB]

1319344 Appendix A [XLSX, 6.3 MB]

1319344 Appendix B [XLSX, 2.2 MB]

1319344 Appendix C [XLSX, 42 KB]

31 January 2024 Education and Care Services

1321041 Response [PDF, 194 KB]

1321041 Appendix A [XLSX, 200 KB]

31 January 2024 Decline in the number of private ECE services in 2022

1320503 Response [PDF, 258 KB]

31 January 2024 Māori girls’ colleges’ education outcomes 1990 - 2000

1319619 Response [PDF, 359 KB]

30 January 2024 List of Kāhui Ako documents

1320211 Response [PDF, 304 KB]

1320211 Appendix A [PDF, 768 KB]

30 January 2024 Partnership school property and lease arrangement in early 2018

1320327 Response [PDF, 196 KB]

1320327 Appendix A [XLSX, 47 KB]

29 January 2024 School transport eligibility for Pōkeno residents to Tuakau College

1319139 Response [PDF, 710 KB]

1319139 Appendix A [PDF, 6.6 MB]

25 January 2024 Christmas expenditure 1319999 Response [, 285 KB]
24 January 2024 Questions about Ka Ora, Ka Ako

1319833 Response [PDF, 646 KB]

1319833 Appendix A [PDF, 191 KB]

23 January 2024 One hour of reading, writing, and maths guidelines and compliance 1320678 Response [PDF, 184 KB]
23 January 2024 Concurrence payments for primary and secondary school principals 1320260 Response [PDF, 275 KB]
23 January 2024 Briefings for the Incoming Ministers

1319789 Response [PDF, 651 KB]

23 January 2024 Documents which state to Ministry employees under what circumstances matters must be escalated to Secretary for Education 

1319786 Response [PDF, 204 KB]

1319786 Appendix A [PDF, 712 KB]

19 January 2024 Better Start (BSLA) Funding and data collection

1319267 Response [PDF, 788 KB]

1319267 Appendix A [PDF, 8.6 MB]

1319267 Appendix B [PDF, 4.1 MB]

18 January 2024 Evidence on the impact of cell phones in the classroom

1319751 Response [PDF, 394 KB]

1319751 Appendix A [PDF, 1018 KB]

17 January 2024 Information about the performance of selected government agencies in New Zealand

1319362 Response [PDF, 244 KB]

17 January 2024 Branding and website spending at the Ministry of Education

1319489 Response [PDF, 447 KB]

16 January 2024 Out-of-zone students at secondary schools in Christchurch

1320989 Response [PDF, 1 MB]

16 January 2024 Regulation and non-compliance for ECE Licences

1319291 Response [PDF, 140 KB]

1319291 Appendix A [XLSX, 636 KB]

9 January 2024 Request a copy of each licence held by various ECE's during the last 12 months

1319212 Response [PDF, 711 KB]

1319212 Appendix A [PDF, 901 KB]

1319212 Appendix B [PDF, 726 KB]

1319212 Appendix C [PDF, 754 KB]

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