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The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling.


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The 2017 winners have been announced!

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“In their fourth year, the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards continue to showcase the very best practitioners across the education sector. We expect others to learn from the practices that have been celebrated here tonight.”
- Hon Nikki Kaye, Minister of Education

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony The Prime Minister Hon John Key congratulates the finalists and winners for 2016.

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony Hon Hekia Parata acknowledging the finalists and winners' passion and commitment to raising student achievement.

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony Rotorua Boys' High School, winner of the Excellence in Leading - Atakura Award.

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony Te Puna Reo o Puhi Kaiti, winner of the Excellence in Teaching and Learning - Atatū Award.

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony Rangitoto College, winner of the Excellence in Governing - Awatea Award.

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony Karanga Mai Young Parents’ College & Early Learning Centre, winner of the 2016 Education Focus Prize - Takatū Prize.

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    Highlights from the 2016 awards ceremony McAuley High School, winner of the Excellence in Engaging - Atahāpara Award and The Prime Minister's Supreme Award- Takiri ko te ata.

Strategic Partners

The 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards are proudly supported by the following organisations:

Read more about our strategic partners here.

© 2017 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION NEW ZEALAND

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