About Us

The New Zealand Parent Teacher Association

We are a grass-roots organization that has been around for over 60 years providing meaningful support and information to school communities.  Anyone can join NZPTA. You can join as an individual or as part of a school group. NZPTA is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dependent on the good will of hard-working parents and families to fill the Executive positions.  Funding for the life and future of this organization is by means of donations, grants, advertising and sponsorship.

We have a freecall number for contact, support and help: 0800 334 403

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our mission

 

To provide support for all NZ parent-run groups to learn, maintain, sustain and grow.

what we do

Support parental involvement in schools

It is essential that parents and teachers work together to help our children grow into adults who can cope with the ever-changing world.

Collaborate

The NZPTA works closely with other educational groups to achieve the best outcomes for children in the education sector.

Keep Parents Up to Date

The education sector is always changing and evolving, and we make it our job to keep parents and PTAs informed of news and issues relating to education.

Listening Ear

We are here to listen to our members and support them with issues or conflict that may arise or to answer any queries they may have in the education system.

Address Government

The NZPTA is often invited to take part in educational discussions and represent parent issues to government and other groups.

Community Support

Find us on facebook at NZPTA - Empowered Communities to connect with other members for support and ideas

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Become a Member of The NZPTA

Every school benefits from parents being involved at school, but how does your school encourage and support parents?

Joining NZPTA is free and is a practical way for you to encourage and strengthen parental involvement at your school!

Who can join?

  • A board member
  • A school
  • a PTA
  • An individual

Sign up now to become a member of the nZPTA for FREE!

Our COMMITTEE

All of our committee members are volunteers, they are either current or past members of their local school PTA

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Jen McLean

PRESIDENT
Email: president@nzpta.org.nz
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Emma Patrick

TREASURER
Email: treasurer@nzpta.org.nz
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Lisa

Exec Member
Lisa has a background in marketing and is keen to help revitalise the NZPTA, helping us to find ways to reach more parents, remain relevant and become more accessible to our members. Email: fundraising@nzpta.org.nz

CONTACT US

  • 0800 33 44 03
  • info@nzpta.org.nz

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