New Zealand Principals Federation (NZPF)

NZPF provides support in the areas of Achievement Māori Education, Finance and Legal. Schools must be members of NZPF to access this support.

NZPF’s role is to influence and advocate for New Zealand’s school principals. It acts as a professional voice and support for principals.

Expertise and support

  • Principal Support Scheme provides legal advice and legal fees of up to $25,000
  • Email contact form provides support, guidance and referral to experts when necessary
  • Helpline provides support, guidance and referral to experts when necessary
  • Advocacy for groups/ individuals through regular meetings with Ministers and Ministry of Education and sector
  • Representation on Reference groups

How to get support

  • Helpline: 0800 798 798
  • PASL(Principal Advice and Support Limited) – contact NZPF to join
  • Advocacy- (National Office) – 04 471 2338
  • Regional Networks
  • Regional Principal seminars.

Contact NZPF

Tel: +64 04 471 2338

Website: NZPF (external link)

National Office staff contact details: (external link)

The online contact us form (external link)

Postal Address: PO Box 25380 Wellington 6146

Street Address: Level 8, The Bayleys Building, 36 Brandon Street

Key networks

  • Primary Principals' Associations across NZ
  • NZEI
  • Te Akatea Māori Principals’ Association
  • Catholic Primary Principals’ Association

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