Applying for an Exemption to Home School
in New Zealand
Here are two very helpful links
The first is a cut down version of the exemption application, showing you exactly which comments the Ministry of Education (MoE) expects you to reply to:
The second is a lengthy letter giving all kinds of tips on how to answer the comments:
I’d suggest reading those two, having a go at answering the questions, then giving Craig a ring at (06) 357-4399 or emailing Craig your phone number and he will ring you (email him at firstname.lastname@example.org) or email him the draft of your exemption answers and he will comment on them.
It seems complicated at first, but it really isn’t that bad at all. We can talk you through it. All free of charge. That’s why we’re here.
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