Be part of New Zealand's most powerful education union

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    Your contact details 
    So we can keep in contact with you


    Your payslip
    You'll need this:
    - To help calculate your subscription rate
    - For your workplace address
    - For your MoE number, if you work at a school

    A bank statement or credit card
    Your subscriptions will be direct debited from
    your account or charged to your card





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What we do

Improve your pay, conditions, and status

NZEI Te Riu Roa has the collective strength to negotiate improved pay and conditions. We have a proud history of successful campaigning for better status and pay for our members. By joining NZEI you can be sure that:

  • your pay and conditions are negotiated and enforced effectively (through your collective agreement)
  • you get support at your workplace when you need it
  • you can access training seminars, workshops and conferences
  • advocacy and support is available for employment issues
  • you get advice on training and qualifications
  • you get regular opportunities to meet and share experiences with your colleagues through local networks, conferences and seminars, and at NZEI’s local branch, Aronui Tomua and Komiti Pasifika meetings. 

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