Current Consultations

Ngā Uiuinga o nāianei

Government frequently consults the public on proposals to make changes to laws and policies affecting the ECE sector. We provide up-to-date information on open consultations below.

Members can choose to give their feedback on issues directly to the consulting agency, or they can send their views for inclusion in Te Rito Maioha's submissions.


He taonga te tamaiti | Every child a taonga: Strategic plan for early learning 2019–29


He taonga te tamaiti, the draft strategic plan for early learning, is now open for consultation until 15 March 2019.

This new plan will set the direction for a stepped approach to strengthening current ECE provision so that it meets the needs of all children and their families and whānau for the next 10 years and beyond.

To read the draft plan, and find information on how to provide comment on it, visit the Education Conversation website.

Te Rito Maioha will be making a written submission on the strategic plan. Members may like to send us their views on the plan, for inclusion in our submission. Please email your comments to:  We will also request your input through Member Update early in 2019.