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$392 million investment for new schools and classrooms.

  • Six new schools, including four in Auckland.
  • Expanding two further schools to meet demand.
  • 11 special education satellite units and rebuilding two new special education schools in Auckland.
  • 305 new classrooms nationwide, with 170 in Auckland.
  • Supported by $26 million of land purchases and $19 million of furniture and fittings.

Over the next four years, an investment of more than $4.85 billion for Education, including:

  • $351 million in Christchurch, including the redevelopment of Linwood College, Hornby High School, Christchurch Boys’ High School, and Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery.
  • $630 million for major redevelopments around the country including, $79 million for Western Springs College, $39 million for Wellington East Girls’ College and $9 million for Cambridge High School.
  • Additional funding for Public Private Partnerships to deliver 11 schools by 2021.
  • Budget 2017
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