The New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) is a membership organisation consisting of over 90% of school boards of trustees, comprising approximately 15,000 individuals. NZSTA is a “not for profit” incorporated society with a current Charities Commission registration. As the national organisation representing school boards of trustees, NZSTA:

  • promotes excellence in school governance in New Zealand
  • provides national and local representation and advocacy on a wide range of matters of importance to boards
  • delivers comprehensive support services to assist boards in their trusteeship and employer role
  • promotes and facilitates ongoing trustee professional development through education and training

NZSTA’s Govtalks Vision

The NZSTA Govtalks vision is to inspire trustees to build and strengthen effective governance in their schools to ensure every student achieves to their highest possible educational potential.

Mission of Govtalks

Govtalks is about spreading and sharing ideas and good practice around effective school governance using short, powerful messages that inspire trustees.