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If you have a media query for Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga | Ministry of Education, contact our media team. We monitor emails after hours.

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Phone: 027 560 5387(external link)

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The Official Information Act and media responses

We take our obligations under the Official Information Act 1982 seriously. That includes responding to requests for official information via media queries.

Official Information Act and media responses

Useful links

Education Counts

The Education Counts website provides useful research, data and statistics, including:

Find a school(external link)

Find an early learning centre or service(external link)

Education snapshot by region(external link)

Early childhood statistics(external link)

Schools and teacher statistics(external link)

Truancy(external link)

Stand-downs, suspensions, exclusions and expulsions from school(external link)

Ministers' media releases on the Beehive website

Minister Stanford's media releases(external link)

Minister Simmonds' media releases(external link)

Minister Seymour's media releases(external link)

Other education agencies

A number of New Zealand education agencies provide information and resources about studying and teaching in New Zealand.

Education agencies

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