The National Council of Home Educators New Zealand (NCHENZ) was set up as an incorporated society in 1998 to encourage, promote, inform and advance home education in NZ at a national level. We are the only national home education body in NZ, and we have no affiliation to any political or religious group. NCHENZ is run by an elected Executive Committee who are all home educating their own children and who volunteer their time for the benefit of NCHENZ.

We have a Constitution which determines how NCHENZ operates and we provide regular updates to members on our activities.

Membership is free for individuals/families – join here.  We have two main avenues for communicating with members – our NCHENZ Forum and Facebook.  You can join one or both of these groups once your membership application is received and approved.

 

Where to start:

Statement from the National Council of Home Educators, Executive Committee

Frequently Asked Questions about home educating in New Zealand

What does a typical day look like for home educators? Click here to find out!

Information about home education (30min presentation)

Find out about the supervisory allowance

Find your tribe – online homeschooling support groups

Get involved with your local homeschool group

 

We run regular online information nights for caregivers considering homeschooling
Our next one will be noted in the updates below, or email info@nchenz.org.nz


Read our latest updates:

Special Education Resource List

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Special education is not for those less capable. Special education is for those who need extra resources or assistance outside of the resources/assistance provided on an everyday basis through mainstream education. Hence the... READ MORE

Your Questions Answered – NCHENZ Panel

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Choose from two upcoming dates: Wednesday 23rd February, 8pm Monday 28th February, 8pm Please make sure you watch the introductory presentation on the basics of homeschooling before you submit your questions to the... READ MORE