Education Act Changes

The new legislation comes into effect on 19 May 2017.

We have created an overview of these changes.


NZSTA will continue to update you with factsheets, newsletters and through our website. 

You can call 0800 782 435 or email


Official Information Act

Boards are subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987. 

The Ombudsman provides a useful set of guidelines to:



If you have any questions about any Official Information Act request that has been made of your board then please contact your Advisory and Support Centre or alternatively email

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