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The Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements in early childhood education, primary and secondary schooling.


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The 2017 winners have been announced!

 Showcasing the winners and highlights from the 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards Ceremony.

IMAGES FROM 2017

“In their fourth year, the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards continue to showcase the very best practitioners across the education sector. We expect others to learn from the practices that have been celebrated here tonight.”
- Hon Nikki Kaye, Minister of Education

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY The Prime Minister Hon Bill English congratulates the finalists and winners for 2017.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Hon Nikki Kaye acknowledging the finalists and winners' passion and commitment to raising student achievement.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Joint Winner - Senior Leadership Team, William Colenso College, Excellence in Leading - Atakura Award.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Joint Winner - Te Kōhanga Reo ki Rotokawa, Excellence in Leading - Atakura Award.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Joint Winner - Te Puna Wai Ora, Invercargill Middle School, Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Atatū Award.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Joint Winner - Waitakere College, Excellence in Teaching and Learning – Atatū Award.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Leadership Team, Manurewa Intermediate School, winner of the Excellence in Engaging - Atahāpara Award and The Prime Minister's Supreme Award- Takiri ko te ata.

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    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 2017 AWARDS CEREMONY Christchurch’s Halswell School awarded a Judges’ Commendation, a first for the Awards.

Strategic Partners

The 2017 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards are proudly supported by the following organisations:

Read more about our strategic partners here.

© 2017 MINISTRY OF EDUCATION NEW ZEALAND

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