This directory pages provides links to information and resources about school facilities including advice on building, maintenance and repairs.
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Further reading on any of these topics is essential as it there are many requirements involved in building, managing and maintaining facilities.
- Bike and fitness tracks at schools
- Billboards on school grounds
- Boilers for school heating
- Car parks
- Cell phone towers
- Energy, water and waste management
- Historic heritage features
- Offsite manufactured buildings
- Rest facilities (sick bays)
- Running a hostel
- School houses
- Specialised education facilities
- Swimming pools
- Teen Parent Units
Building a bike or fitness track is a good way for your school to help children stay fit and healthy.
Find information about billboards and political advertising on school grounds, and the statutory requirements you must follow.
Find information about funding, maintaining and disposing of a school boiler.
A BWOF is a mandatory requirement for all schools with one of the features or systems listed on the Compliance Schedule.
Find information about car parks including accessing the NZ Standard regulations.
Boards cannot allow a cell phone tower to be placed on school grounds. Find out more below.
Resources that support schools in the management of energy, water and waste. Find out more about your requirements.
How to recognize and manage a historic heritage feature on your school property.
Boards considering an OMB will find key information in this guidance that details the procurement, upkeep, and conditions they must follow.
Information including standards requirements about building or upgrading a playground on a school site.
Read about the requirements for rest facilities, also known as sick bays, on school property.
Find information and the relevant forms required for setting up or renewing a hostel licence.
Boards are responsible for managing any core and caretaker houses that your school has, which includes dealing with rent and tenants.
Boards may be entitled to property funding to accommodate these facilities at your school.
Links to resources that support the daily management, maintenance and building of your pool.
Find information about Teen Parent Units (TPU), including how to establish one at your school.
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