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MinisterMinister of Education
Current MinisterHon Nikki Kaye
Department

Ministry of Education

Crown Entities

Careers New Zealand
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
New Zealand Teachers Council
School Boards of Trustees

State Owned Enterprises

Learning Media Ltd1

PFA schedule organisations

Education Payroll Ltd (Schedule 4A)2
The Network for Learning Ltd (Schedule 4A)3

Other Organisations

Music Teachers’ Registration Board
New Zealand Council for Educational Research
New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO
Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Board
Pacific Islands Polynesian Education Foundation
Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

Vote

Vote Education
Specified appropriations in Vote Education

Legislation

Education Act 1964
Education Act 19894
Education Lands Act 1949
Kitchener Memorial Scholarship Trust Act 1941
Music Teachers Act 1981
Maori Education Foundation (Abolition) Act 1993
New Zealand Library Association Act 1939
Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship Fund Act 1945
New Zealand Council for Educational Research Act 1972
Pacific Islands Polynesian Education Foundation Act 1972
Private Schools Conditional Integration Act 1975
Vulnerable Children Act 20145

1 The shareholding Ministers for Learning Media Ltd are the Minister of Education and the Minister of Finance.
2 The shareholding Ministers for Education Payroll Ltd are the Minister of Education and the Minister of Finance.
3 The shareholding Ministers for The Network for Learning Ltd are the Minister of Education and the Minister of Finance
4 The Minister of Education is responsible for the administration of all parts of the Education Act 1989 except for Parts 13, 13A, 14, 15, 15A, 16, 16A (sections 229A to 229D only), 18, 18A, 19 and 24 [Minister for Tertiary Education], and Part 25 (Student Allowances) [Minister for Social Development and Employment], and sections 17-22 of the Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009 [Minister for Tertiary Education].
5 The Minister of Education is responsible for the administration of Part 3.