New Zealand's network of schools

Information about enrolment schemes, school network regions, and consultations about schools.

About enrolment schemes

When a school is at or close to capacity, the potential for overcrowding needs to be addressed. Enrolment schemes help manage overcrowding and ensure local students can attend schools in their area.

About enrolment schemes

About NZ's network of schools

New Zealand’s 2,500 schools make up the network of schools. We look after all state and state-integrated schools in 10 regions across the country, and each region has smaller local networks of schools.

About NZ's network of schools

School network regions

Different parts of New Zealand are growing and changing in different ways.

School network regions

Boards of schools and kura

This page links to information and resources regarding school board constitutions, responsibilities, elections, governing legislation and more.

Boards of schools and kura

Community Conversations

Information about consultations including roles, responsibilities, timeframes and more.

Community Conversations

Having a say – statutory consultations about schools

Your say matters. Sharing your views and listening to each other’s ideas, suggestions and feedback helps ensure the network of schools is in the best shape to be able to offer quality education opportunities for our children and young people.

Having a say – statutory consultations about schools

Tools for Schools

Downloadable school network templates, forms and resources to help schools with their day-to-day running of school network processes and procedures.

Tools for Schools

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