Your school or kura's IT network

Find information on maintaining and upgrading your school or kura's ICT network, including how to create a safe and secure digital environment.

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  • Boards
  • Principals and Tumuaki
  • Teachers and Kaiako
  • Parents, Caregivers, and Whānau

Te Mana Tūhono

Te Mana Tūhono demonstrates the power of connectivity and is a long-term programme of support that removes the burden on schools or kura to monitor, maintain and manage their ICT networks.

Te Mana Tūhono

Store and Forward Service

If your school is making changes to its ICT network and hasn’t completed the Equipment Replacement phase of the Te Mana Tūhono programme, you may be eligible to receive WSNUP Equipment through the Store and Forward Service. Refer to the Terms of Service below to find out more.

Store and Forward Terms of Service [PDF, 187 KB]

Your school or kura’s internet service provider

Your school or kura can either use the government-funded Network for Learning (N4L) service or choose to pay for a different retail service provider (RSP). It’s your responsibility to make sure your school’s network is protected against risks such as hacking, spam and access to inappropriate content.

Your school’s internet service provider 

Get connected to wireless

Installing a wireless system can:

  • provide a more flexible digital learning and teaching environment, and
  • help you make full use of your ultra-fast broadband connection.

Get connected to wireless

Upgrading school or kura ICT networks

Learn how to plan and deliver a school ICT network upgrade, including appointing key suppliers and closing a project after completion.

Upgrading school ICT networks

Maintain your upgraded ICT network

Your school or kura is responsible for keeping your upgraded ICT network maintained to the current Ministry standard.

Maintain your upgraded ICT network

New or relocating schools and kura

Any fibre connection to a new or relocating school or kura is arranged by the relevant build project. Contact us if you have any questions.


Home internet access

Find out how to use your school’s broadband connection to help provide home internet for your community and make your school or kura a 'digital hub'.

Enabling home internet access for your community

Find out how to support students who currently have no home internet access.

Starting your project for home internet access for students 

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