Hawkes Bay (Napier) office now processing exemption applications

An email from Lucy Ambrose of the National MoE Office:


Our Hawkes Bay (Napier) office are now processing their areas home education exemptions.

There will be a few staff who will work in this area and the director is Marilyn Scott.

The contact details are:

Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne

Napier office

Address for couriers and reception Postal address
8A Lever Street
PO Box 147
Napier 4140
DX Number: MX10022
Director of Education for Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne: Marilyn Scott
Email enquiries.napier@minedu.govt.nz
Phone (06) 833 6730 | Fax (06) 833 6731

Kind Regards,

Lucy Ambrose | Senior Advisor | Student Engagement

So all exemption applications from the Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne areas need to be sent to this office.


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Updated 1 October 2014:  Three years on (Craig Smith’s Health) page 7 click here


Needing help for your home schooling journey:



Here are a couple of links to get you started home schooling:

Information on getting startedhttps://hef.org.nz/getting-started-2/


Information on getting an exemptionhttps://hef.org.nz/exemptions/

This link is motivational: http://hef.org.nz/2012/home-schooling-what-is-it-all-about/

Exemption Form online: https://hef.org.nz/2012/home-schooling-exemption-form-now-online/

Coming Events: https://hef.org.nz/2013/some-coming-events-for-home-education-during-2013-2/

Beneficiaries: http://hef.org.nz/2013/where-to-for-beneficiary-families-now-that-the-social-security-benefit-categories-and-work-focus-amendment-bill-has-passed-its-third-reading