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Ministerial Portfolio

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Current Minister:
Hon Paul Goldsmith
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Louise Upston

The Ministry of Education provides the administrative support for this portfolio.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment advises the Minister on employment policy; labour market information, analysis and monitoring; and labour market development.

Crown entities: 

Tertiary Education Commission
Tertiary Education Institutions

State Owned Enterprises: 


PFA schedule organisations: 


Other organisations: 

New Zealand Vice Chancellors’ Committee


Vote Teriary Education
Specified appropriations in Vote Education


Education Act 1989 (Parts 13, 13A, 14, 15, 15A, 16, 16A (sections 229A to 229D only), 18, 18A, 19 and 24)1
Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Act 2009 (sections 17-22 only)
Industry Training Act 1992
Modern Apprenticeship Training Act 2000
Queen Elizabeth The Second Postgraduate Fellowship of New Zealand Act 1963
Queen Elizabeth The Second Technicians Study Award Act 1970
Taranaki Scholarships Trust Board Act 1957

1 These provisions relate to tertiary education.

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