General contact information

Use this page to find contact information for general Ministry of Education's queries.

Funding and teacher entitlements

The Ministry of Education's Resourcing Division is responsible for determination, delivery and monitoring of funding and teacher entitlements for schools and early childhood centres. If you have any queries contact the Resourcing Division, phone 04-463 8383, email

The New Zealand Curriculum

New Zealand Curriculum resources are available from The New Zealand Curriculum online.

Special education

Educational support and resources for early childhood centres and schools dealing with children and young people with special education needs. These needs are related to disabilities, learning difficulties, and behavioural problems. GSE specialist staff directly provide services for those with the highest special education needs.

For more information contact your local Ministry of Education, Special Education office or email


Key contacts and email addresses for the Ministry of Education's Tertiary divisions.

School property management

Property management advice to schools, funding and policies

Contact your local Ministry office for advice on all aspects of school property management and network provision; including funding, policies, guidelines and accommodation entitlement.

For general school property queries email

Teacher housing, school building warrants of fitness

Housing - Tenancies and maintenance:
Darroch Limited
Ph: 0800 800 885
Ph: 04 472 3529
Fax: 04 472 0713

School building warrants of fitness:
Argest Technical Services
Ph 0800 274 378

Media queries

For all media queries please contact our Media Team:

Or call 04 463-8000 and ask to speak to one of our media advisors.

Publication enquiries

For copies of our Statement of Intent or Annual Report, email

If you have a enquiry about teaching and learning publications, please contact:
Down the Back of The Chair
Freephone: 0800 660 662 (New Zealand only)
Freefax: 0800 660 663 (New Zealand only)

Content last updated: 21 May 2015