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


Recognition of Member Board Long Service Trustees

NZSTA recognises the valuable contribution of long serving trustees of member boards with the following certificates:

If you would like to nominate someone from your board for the relevant length of service certificate you can do so by completing the nomination form (pdf).

Criteria for granting of these awards is based around: 

We believe there are a large number of trustees on member boards who have been quietly getting on with business. We would like to see that service recognised.

Nomination forms must be signed off by your board chair or school principal and can be lodged with:

Executive Assistant to the President

New Zealand School Trustees Association

PO Box 5123

Lambton Quay

Wellington 6145

or by fax: (04) 473 4706, or email: Executive Assistant

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