Helpful links

The following links may be useful for helping your student.


The New Zealand Curriculum

Ministry of Education – information for parents

Te Kete Ipurangi - the Ministry of Education’s bilingual education portal


Software for learning (TKI)

NCEA study help

Encyclopedia of NZ


Family and Community Services

Skylight support for children and families

Work and Income

Careers New Zealand

Information on services for students with learning support needs

Learning te reo Māori

Māori Language Commission – The Commission’s ‘Learning Māori’ section is an excellent resource for learning Māori pronunciation, language learning resources, learning about Tikanga Māori and more.

Māori Dictionary – a comprehensive online Māori/English dictionary, which also includes encyclopaedic entries, colloquial expressions and explanations of key concepts central to Māori culture.

Ngata Dictionary – illustrates the use of Māori and English headwords in sentences and phrases drawn from a wide range of contemporary and traditional contexts. Explains usage of words as well as meaning.

Te Kete Ipurangi – includes resources aligned to te reo Māori curriculum guidelines, other resources to support Māori language learning and resources about tikanga and kaupapa Māori.

Waiata for Pre-schoolers – learn the words to easy-to-sing children’s songs in Māori.


The Correspondence School Parents’ and Supervisors’ Association (TCSPSA) – an independent support organisation for parents and supervisors of full-time students