Property, procurement and school transport

This directory page provides links and resources on a range of property and transport matters that apply to schools.


The Ministry is responsible for the management of the state school property portfolio of around 2,100 schools.

We provide advice and funding for around 330 state integrated schools in New Zealand.

We deliver school transport assistance to assist over 100,000 students to get to and from school each day.


Te Rautaki Rawa Kura – The School Property Strategy 2030 

Te Rautaki Rawa Kura – The School Property Strategy 2030 sets the long term direction for how we will manage school property to support all schools having quality learning environments by 2030. It will also provide the framework for any improvements the Ministry makes in our continued effort to support schools to manage school property effectively.


Health and safety management


Projects and design

Guidance for suppliers, contractors and consultants

Property funding

School facilities

Property planning


Maintenance, repairs and security

Roles and responsibilities in property management

Leasing and hiring land and buildings

Digital technology

Training and events

School transport

Find out about eligibility for transport assistance, route design, safety and accidents and funding.

Construction Sector Accord 

As one of the largest buyers of non-residential vertical infrastructure we are proud to be a part of the Accord’s shared commitment between government and industry to transform the construction sector. 

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