Crown entity and other statutory board appointments
We manage the process of appointments to a number of Crown entities, statutory boards and advisory groups on behalf of the responsible Ministers. These are important governance roles where members can make a real difference to education in New Zealand.
There are no open vacancies at this time.
We also assist with appointments to a number of Ministerial Advisory Groups.
Statutory appointments are made by the responsible Minister, or the Governor-General on the recommendation of the responsible Minister. The Minister must present candidates to the Cabinet Appointment and Honours Committee.
If you've been nominated for a position, the outcome of the process can't be confirmed until after appointments have been considered by the Cabinet Appointment and Honours Committee and Cabinet. This is likely to take up to 6 months from when your nomination was submitted.
Public servants aren't usually appointed to statutory boards.
Further information is available in the Cabinet Office circular CO(02) 5: Appointment of Public Servants to Statutory Boards.
Board members are paid fees according to the board's roles and responsibilities.
Education Crown board fees are set by Ministers using the Cabinet Fees Framework.
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