ECE API Draft

Download the Schools Directory; a list of New Zealand schools, including their contact details and institutional information. Or build your own tailor made list of schools.

The Schools Directory is updated nightly.

ECE Directory Builder

All schools, along with their associated profile and contact details, load in the viewing pane as soon as you come to this page.  This will take a few seconds.  If you want a full copy of the directory click on the ‘Export as CSV’ button.

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Territorial Authority: All Selected Close

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^Email addresses are only listed for schools that agreed to have their email publicly released. Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear in this directory must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007.

*Principal names are available for State and State Integrated Schools. Principal names for Private Schools are provided where available. The most up to date information that we have available has been provided. Recent changes may not be reflected.

This data is also accessible via the schools directory API. Click here for more details on the API.

Directory Information

Email addresses are only listed for schools that agreed to have their email publicly released. Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear in this directory must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007.

Principal names are available for State and State Integrated Schools. Principal names for Private Schools are provided where available. The most up to date information that we have available has been provided. Recent changes may not be reflected.

This data is accessed via the Schools Directory API.

Description of Variables

Variable Description
Institution Number Unique number assigned to each service.
Name Full name of each service.
Telephone Telephone number for each service, including area code.
Fax Facsimile number for each service, including area code.
Email Email address for appropriate administrative contact for service.
Street Street for location address.
Suburb Suburb for location address.
City Town or city for location address.
Institution Type The type of licensed service that the child is enrolled in. For example, kindergarten, kōhanga reo, etc.
Definition Definition provides further descriptive information on the type of each service.
Authority The ownership of the early childhood service that the child is enrolled in. This can be Community Based or Privately Owned.
20 Hours ECE 20 Hours ECE allows for those aged three and over in licensed ECE services to receive up to 20 hours a week of early childhood education with no compulsory fees.
Equity Index Equity Funding is determined by a service's Equity Index value which is calculated using the addresses of children attending the service.
Territorial Authority The territorial authority area of the service that the child is enrolled in. Territorial authority boundaries are defined by Statistics New Zealand. Care must be taken when interpreting the geographic location of Home-based services as services will be listed under the location of the co-ordinator rather than the actual location of the service.
Regional Council The regional council area the service is located in.  Regional council boundaries are defined by Statistics New Zealand. Care must be taken when interpreting the geographic location of Homebased services as services will be listed under the location of the co-ordinator rather than the actual location of the service.
General Electorate General electoral district for the area where a service is located. Based on the electoral boundaries for the 2008 election.
Census Area Unit The Census Area Unit the service is located in.
Ward The ward area the service is located in. Wards are subdivisions of territorial authorities.
Management Contact Name Contact name of management at the service.
Management Contact Address 1 Street name of management contact.
Management Contact Address 2 P O Box, Private Bag or rural delivery number for management contact.
Management Contact Address 3 Suburb for management contact.
Management Contact Address 4 City for management contact.
Management Contact Phone Telephone number for management contact at each service, including area code
Management Contact Fax Facsimile number for management contact at each service, including area code.
Enrolments as at July 2015 Please note: These are enrolments as at 1 July from the annual ECE Census and not at the date at the release of the directory.

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Where to find out more

Where to Find Out More

More Information on Schools
For addresses and other descriptive details of individual schools or a range of schools visit:

Website  Education Counts: Find A School

Contact Us

Education Data Requests

If you have any questions about education data then please contact us at:
Email:      Requests EDK
Phone:    +64 4 463 8065

Updating School Details
If you would like to update the details for a school, please email the: Information Mailbox