Newsletters and circulars

NZQA's newsletters and circulars provide information or seek information from education providers concerning the delivery of the national examinations and qualifications. The circulars cover such matters as entries for qualifications, internal assessment marks, prescription developments and other information about the operation of the annual qualifications cycle.

For further information, get in touch with the "contact person for enquiries" given in each circular.

Assessment Matters

All assessment, operational and logistical matters in relation to secondary qualifications


eQuate keeps you up to date with changes in regulations, ongoing requirements, upcoming events, and other information of interest to the tertiary sector.


The EmaiLink for Schools, which is sent out periodically through the year, is designed as a brief summary of upcoming deadlines as well as a heads-up about any possible changes. We welcome any suggestions about its style or substance. The information contained within the EmaiLink complements that published on-line including:

Action Items Principal's Nominee by Calendar Month and Key Dates for National Qualifications

Our contact with schools is very important to us, so please let me know when school personnel change. Our current list of contacts for your school can be found in Profile under the High SecurityFeatures/School’s Administration section of your school’s NZQA provider login.

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