Publishing your documents online

Making your annual report (annual financial statements) available ensures parents and the wider community can access information about what your school has achieved, and how your board has managed school finances in the previous school year.

Update to the Education Act

Your board is now required to make your school’s annual report available to the public on an internet site maintained by or on behalf of your board.

Update to the Education Act 1989 — NZ Legislation website (external link)

Schools' annual report (annual financial statement)

Ensure the privacy of individuals in your documents

Make sure your annual report doesn't contain any information that may breach an individual’s privacy before you make it publicly available.

Guidelines about the Privacy Act are available from the New Zealand School Trustees Association. You may also find the information in the following document helpful.

Guidance for redacting planning and reporting documents before publishing [DOCX, 148 KB]

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