Current Consultations

Government frequently consults the public on proposals to make changes to laws and policies affecting the ECE sector. We provide up-to-date information on open consultations below.


Members can choose to give their feedback on issues directly to the consulting agency, or they can send their views for inclusion in Te Rito Maioha's submissions.

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Review of Home-based Early Childhood Education

The Ministry of Education is seeking the views of the New Zealand public and the early childhood education sector on home-based ECE provision, to ensure that it delivers quality education and care for children. You can find out more here.

The future of education in New Zealand

The Ministry of Education is still consulting with the country on the future of education in New Zealand. You can find out more here.

As part of this consultation, Chief Executive Kathy Wolfe attended the Education Summit on 13 -14 May 2018 in Auckland. Members can read Kathy's notes from the event here.

Kathy is also on the reference group that is supporting the Ministerial Advisory Group on the Early Learning Strategic Plan. Find out more about the Early Learning Strategic Plan here