Technical information for ICT contractors

All ICT work carried out in schools must be completed by a Ministry-approved contractor.  This directory page provides links and information regarding ICT contractor registration, requirements and more.

Level of compliance Main audience Other


  • ICT contractors
  • Boards
  • Principals and tumuaki
  • Project managers

Responsibilities of an ICT contractor

Schools can only hire contractors and get cabling products from the Ministry's approved ICT contractors list.

These contracts are responsible to:

  • meet Ministry standards
  • report annually to the Ministry
  • inform the Ministry of any issues
  • supply warranties to Ministry standard.

If you are a potential or current ICT contractor these resources will support you to adhere to our rules and requirements to work on school property including how to register on our approved contractor list.

Responsibilities of an ICT contractor

Ministry standards

ICT cabling contractor or wireless integrator

Applying to be an ICT cabling contractor or a wireless integrator

Cable installers

Wireless integrators

Approved suppliers

Moving the fibre connection on school property

Moving the fibre connection between a school and the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) network

Learn more about the process for upgrading a school’s network:

Upgrading school ICT networks

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