Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement

This document provides the terms and conditions of employment for teachers in state and state integrated primary schools in New Zealand. 

The term of this collective agreement is 9 June 2016 to 8 June 2018.

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Appendix 1: Isolation Allowance Rates

Primary Teachers' Collective Agreement
Effective: 9 June 2016 to 8 June 2018

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  • Isolation Allowance Rates
    • The isolation allowance rates for employees whose full-time residence is in a locality which has a population of less than 300 are:

      CategoryEligibility CriteriaOff-shore Island ClassificationsBasic Rate
      Per Annum ($)
      Category 1 60-100km from a population centre of greater than 1,500 persons.   $616
      Category 2 101-150km from a population centre of greater than 1,500 persons.   $1,034
      Category 3 151-200km from a population centre of greater than 1,500 persons.   $1,547
      Category 4 200km from a population centre of greater than 1,500 persons. A
      B
      $3,032
      $2,173
      Category 5 Employees whose full-time residence is located on an off-shore island. A
      B
      C
      D
      $2,058
      $1,547
      $1,034
      $616
      Category 6 Employees whose full-time residence is a locality on the category 6 list held by the Ministry of Education and the NZEI Te Riu Roa shall receive the appropriate allowance on that list.
  • Category 6 Locations
    • LocalityBasic Rate Per Annum($)LocalityBasic Rate Per Annum($)
      Aranga $378 Ongarue $358
      Arohena $471 Papanui Junction $378
      Glenorchy $513 Peria $503
      Hauturu $481 Piri Piri $441
      Hawea Flat $616 Puketitiri $533
      Horeke $376 Rere $481
      Kawhia $616 Ruakituri $543
      Makahu $452 Taharoa $616
      Ohuka $461 Te Akau $441
      Omarama $616 Waikaretu $573
  • Off-shore Island Classifications
        1. Great Barrier Island
        2. Half Moon Bay, Stewart Island
        3. Little Barrier Island
        4. Kapiti Island
          Motutatpu
          Kawau
          Rakino
          Matakana
          Rangitoto
          Motuihe
          Waiheke