11B Interpretation

In sections 11C to 11PB, unless the context otherwise requires,—

give notice means to publish a notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school

reasonably convenient school means a State school that a reasonable person living in the area in which the school is situated would judge to be reasonably convenient for a particular student, taking into account such factors as the age of the student, the distance to be travelled, the time likely to be spent in travel, the reasonably available modes of travel, common public transport routes, and relevant traffic hazards. The meaning may vary as between different schools depending on such matters as—

(a)

whether the school is a single sex or co-educational school:

(b)

whether the school is an ordinary State school, a Kura Kaupapa Maori, a designated character school, a State integrated school, or a special school:

(c)

whether the school is a primary, intermediate, secondary, composite, or area school

special programme means a programme, or a programme of a type, that the Secretary has, by notice in the Gazette, approved as a special programme, and—

(a)

that provides—

(i)

special education; or

(ii)

Maori language immersion classes; or

(iii)

any other type of specialised education to overcome educational disadvantage; or

(b)

that is a programme—

(i)

that takes a significantly different approach in order to address particular student needs; and

(ii)

that would not be viable unless it could draw from a catchment area beyond the school’s home zone; and

(iii)

to which entry is determined by an organisation or process that is independent of the school.

Section 11B: replaced, on 8 July 2000, by section 4 of the Education Amendment Act 2000 (2000 No 21).

Section 11B reasonably convenient school paragraph (b): amended, on 19 May 2017, by section 12 of the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 20).