Our teams

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We deliver high quality advice, knowledge and resources in delivering our contract for service with MoE. We develop and enhance key stakeholder relationships.

Our team is responsible for:

  • Regional employment and governance support and advice to boards of trustees and the Ministry of Education
  • Advisory and Support Centre services
  • National professional development
  • Managing Stakeholder relationships being the primary link to agencies
  • Board of trustee representative at collective bargaining
  • Administration of the Emergency Staffing Scheme (ESS)

Business services

We support the whole of NZSTA with administration and advice to enable NZSTA to reach its organisational goals

Our team is responsible for:

  • General and Database Administration
  • Internal HR
  • Facilities management
  • Contract management
  • Procurement
  • Health and Safety
  • Fleet management
  • Travel and accommodation bookings
  • Catering support
  • Quality Management

Business performance and engagement

We provide the communication advice tools and resources to promote NZSTA’s services. We engage with the trustees and stakeholders on elections, sponsorship, reporting and maintain key stakeholder relationships.

Our team is responsible for:

  • Internal and external communications
  • Internal and external publications
  • Website content and design
  • Elections
  • Sponsorship
  • Reporting
  • Key stakeholder relationships


We provide the cutting edge tools and technology that enables us to successfully deliver on our goals.

Our team is responsible for:

  • Internal ICT support in conjunction with Code Blue
  • Strategic ICT roadmap
  • Salesforce development and changes
  • Procurement of ICT equipment
  • LMS system administration
  • All business technology projects


We provide the accounting/payroll function that enables NZSTA to operate as a service NFP organisation.

Our team is responsible for:

  • Oversee annual budgets and audit
  • Payments to creditors
  • Invoice for goods and services to debtors
  • Manage payroll
  • Manage copyright
  • Monthly management reports
  • IRD returns
  • Interface with the board’s A&R committee
  • Annual charity return/other govt returns
  • Work closely with event mergers on annual conference
  • Work with managers to identify, scope and cost new business opportunities

Product development

We develop, test and consider the viability of products which are new to the market in order to ensure the growth and value of NZSTA.

Our team is responsible for:

  • Investigating design and assess products from initial concept to finalisation
  • Looking after existing products
  • Auditing existing products to ensure they are ‘fit for purpose’
  • Offering choices on other solutions to enhance or add value to our existing products
  • Refresh of learning modules
  • Video case studies of 6 schools
  • Audio Podcast platform coping
  • NZSTA Knowledge Hub
  • New digital Scenario Cards
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