Contact us

Contact information including postal and courier addresses for general queries, early childhood education, resourcing and schooling, education payroll, special education, and data management queries.

Main contacts

Phone +64 4 463 8000
Fax +64 4 463 8001

National Office address for couriers and reception

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
Level 3 (Reception)
45-47 Pipitea Street
Thorndon
Wellington
PO Box 1666
Wellington 6140
DX Number: SR51201

Information for our regional contacts can be found below.

General enquiries

For all general queries:
Email info@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8000

Information services

See our Help centre first before sending an email query.

If you know the name of the person you want to contact, you can email them at firstname.lastname@minedu.govt.nz.

Requests for data and research statistics

Email information.officer@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8000

Early childhood education queries

Email ece.info@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8000

Education service payroll (school payroll)

For all education sector payroll queries including all staff in the state and state-integrated schools
Email resourcing@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8383

Industrial relations queries

Email industrial.relations@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8155

International Education

Email international.division@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8000

Official Information Act requests

Email info@minedu.govt.nz

Privacy Officer

See our Privacy statement.
If you have concerns about personal information held by the Ministry of Education please contact:

Privacy Officer
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666
Wellington 6140
Email privacy@minedu.govt.nz
Phone + 64 4 463 8000 | Fax +64 4 463 8001

Property management

For all queries about state and state-integrated school properties
Email property.help@minedu.govt.nz
Alternatively, contact your local Ministry of Education office

Resourcing

For all school resourcing queries including funding, school staffing, reimbursements to schools, payments to individuals, workers accident insurance, record keeping and audit and forms.
Email resourcing@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8383

Special education queries

Find your local Ministry of Education Special Education office.
Email special.education@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8000 | Fax +64 4 463 8254

TeachNZ

For all queries about becoming a teacher, overseas trained teachers or returning to teaching.
Email teachnz@minedu.govt.nz
Phone 0800 165 225 | Fax + 64 4 463 8456

Website queries

For technical and accessibility queries about our website:
Email web.services@minedu.govt.nz
Phone +64 4 463 8000
You can also use our feedback form.

Media team

All media queries should be directed to our media team at media.team@minedu.govt.nz

Regional Ministry contacts

See also contact information for our Special Education offices.

Map of regional boundaries [PDF; 40kb]

Tai Tokerau

Whangarei office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
The Money Factory
10 Awaroa River Road
Onerahi 1
Whangarei
PO Box 911
Whangarei 0140
Northland
DX Number: AX10002
Director of Education for Tai Tokerau: Hira Gage
Email enquiries.whangarei@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (09) 436 8900 | Fax (09) 436 8901

Auckland

Auckland office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
12-18 Normanby Road
Mt Eden
Auckland
Private Bag 92644
Symonds Street
Auckland 1150
DX Number: CX10104
Director of Education for Auckland: Kevin Emery
Email enquiries.auckland@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (09) 632 9400 | Fax (09) 632 9401

Waikato

Hamilton office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
19 Home Straight
Te Rapa
Hamilton
DX Box GX10047
Hamilton 3240
Director of Education for Waikato: Paula Rawiri
Email enquiries.hamilton@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (07) 850 8880 | Fax (07) 850 8998

Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo

Rotorua office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
Level 4
1144 Pukaki Street
Rotorua
PO Box 1749
Rotorua 3040
DX Number: JX10522
Director of Education for Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo: Ezra Shuster
Email enquiries.rotorua@minedu.govt.nz
Phone: (07) 349 7399 | Fax (07) 349 7398

Hawke's Bay, Gisborne

Napier office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
8A Lever Street
Ahuriri
Napier
PO Box 147
Napier 4140
DX Number: MX10022
Director of Education for Hawke's Bay, Gisborne: Marilyn Scott
Email enquiries.napier@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (06) 833 6730 | Fax (06) 833 6731

Gisborne office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
39 Gladstone Road
Gisborne
PO Box 658
Gisborne 4040
DX Number: PX10065
Director of Education for Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne: Marilyn Scott
Email enquiries.napier@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (06) 833 6730 | Fax (06) 833 6731

Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu

Whanganui Office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
93 Ingestre Street
Whanganui
Private Bag 3012
Whanganui 4540
DX Number: PX10045
Director of Education for Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu: Jann Marshall
Email enquiries.whanganui@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (06) 349 6300 | Fax (06) 349 6301

Wellington

Lower Hutt office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
19 Market Grove
Lower Hutt
PO Box 30177
Lower Hutt 5040
DX Number: SX10073
Director of Education for Wellington: Pauline Cleaver
Email enquiries.lowerhutt@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (04) 463 8699 | Fax (04) 463 8698 / (04) 463 8697 (Network Division)

Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast

Nelson office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
19 Haven Road
Nelson 7010
PO Box 282
Nelson 7040
DX Number: WX10712
Director of Education for Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast: Erika Ross
Email enquiries.nelson@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (03) 546 3470 | Fax (03) 539 1501

Canterbury

Christchurch office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
39 Princess Street, Addington
Christchurch
PO Box 2522
Christchurch 8140
DX Number: WX10005
Director of Education for Canterbury: Coralanne Child
Email enquiries.christchurch@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (03) 378 7300
Fax (03) 378 7308 or (03) 378 7302 (Special Education)

Otago, Southland

Dunedin office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
414 Moray Place
Dunedin
Private Bag 1971
Dunedin 9054
DX Number: YX10126
Director of Education for Otago, Southland: Julie Anderson
Email enquiries.dunedin@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (03) 471 5200 | Fax (03) 471 5201


Content last updated: 30 July 2014