New Zealand Boarding Schools’ Association

Providing support to schools, other organisations and individuals providing boarding places for school aged students.

Online Training Course

Tiaki Taiohi: Delivering Quality Care in Boarding Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand.

About us

The New Zealand Boarding Schools’ Association (NZBSA) is a membership-based organisation that provides valuable services and resources to boarding schools across New Zealand.

The NZBSA offers a range of support to members, including mentoring programs, professional development opportunities, and access to a network of industry professionals.

The annual industry and student hui’s provide boarding staff and student leaders with opportunities to connect, share knowledge and learn from industry experts. In addition, the NZBSA’s monthly Korero and annual Sign In Magazine, along with our website keep members up to date with the latest news, trends, and events in the New Zealand boarding sector.


Join Us

By joining the NZBSA, schools gain access to a network of like-minded professionals and industry experts who are dedicated to developing and improving the boarding sector and enhancing the wellbeing of students in their care.

Please contact us to discuss joining the association.

Online Training Course

Tiaki Taiohi: Delivering Quality Care in Boarding Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Ensure your boarding staff are equipped to provide the best quality care by enrolling them in New Zealand Boarding Schools’ online training course.

NZBSA News


NZBSA Jobs

  • Director of Boarding – Otago Boys’ High School 

    A senior leadership role, pivotal to the life and success of Otago Boys’ High School, a leading Dunedin based school. 

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  • Chaplain 2024 – Whanganui Collegiate School

    An engaging, suitably qualified and experienced Chaplain is sought to provide spiritual leadership and support for our Anglican schools, Whanganui Collegiate School (Years 9-13) and St George’s School (Years 1-8).

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  • Director of Boarding (St Hilda’s Collegiate School)

    St Hilda’s Collegiate School is an integrated Year 7 to 13 girls’ school located in the heart of Dunedin. The school’s vision is to create positive relationships and challenging learning grounded in Christian values, and to be a school which nurtures their students’ unique talents and capabilities. A short walk from the school is St…

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