Business Partners

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Silver Sponsors

Contact: Jackie Smith | National Account Manager – Education
Phone: 021 756 388
Email: [email protected]

ActiveVision, your NZ owned and operated, and trusted supplier of Google for Education approved interactive technology. We specialise in Creating Engagement, Together. Working with your vision to find the best solution for your school and then backing it up with our ongoing support, training and personal development plans to ensure that you are getting the very best from your setup.

Contact: Nigel Wilson
Phone:  0508 77 44 77 – Option 2
Email:  [email protected]

Spike@School makes it easy for you to build an engaging school website. Use Spike@School to make anything from pages to learning caves, image galleries to online stores. Our modules assist you in creating the content you want to create.

Your job is tough enough without having to spend ages working on your website. Sure, it takes time to create great content, but we want to make sure you don’t waste time grappling with awkward and complicated tools. That’s why we’ve designed Spike@School from the ground up with teachers in mind. Our experience in schools has allowed us to make a website management system that is both easy to use, and powerful enough to get the job done.

Contact: Richard Faulkner
Phone: 0800 453 628 or 027 423 4748
Email: [email protected]

At Carus we think the approach to painting is just as important as the paint itself.

A family run business, Carus has been built from the ground up with passion, commitment, a willingness to grow and learn, and a proactive attitude which ensures that we care for you and your property – and that we always do what we say we are going to do.

Specialising in market leading painting solutions our ultimate aim is to support the future of your kura by looking after the buildings that you and your students call home.

A senior Leadership team with decades of industry experience between them also means we know the best way we can support you, is to take care of the areas that aren’t your specialty – meaning you can focus on the stuff that you do best; growing and nurturing the children who will one day lead this country.

Contact: Angela Mills 
Phone: 0508 467 483 ext 703
Email: [email protected]

Conbrio Technology are a NZ owned company who specialise in providing refurbished and new IT and Print Hardware.  We specialise in quoting to fit any budget restraints & custom requirements to find a suitable solution for all of our customers.  With branches based both in Auckland and Whangarei, while also having a presence throughout all of New Zealand.

Contact: Michael Hellyer
Phone: 09 947 6862  | 021 321 350
Email: [email protected]

We may have changed our name, but our passionate commitment remains the same – to provide the very best furniture solutions for Kiwi schools. Proudly New Zealand owned, we started life as Distinction and then joined forces with Sebel. We remain focused on sourcing the finest New Zealand made products, with the added bonus of direct access to Sebel’s iconic furniture designed to last.

From classrooms to staffrooms, libraries to other specialist areas, we partner with schools to deliver that perfect balance of quality, innovative furniture and true value.

Contact: Oren Ellery
Phone: 0508 645 397 | 027 270 2450
Email: [email protected]

Educated Furniture is the Northland supplier of Educational and Commercial furniture and for all furniture requirements needed in your schools. We have a wide range of Innovative Learning Environment furniture for today’s schools at competitive prices. We don’t do ‘bulk packages’ with the mentality of one package fits all…. We talk to you and your teachers to see what YOU want so that you get the best solution for your individual children and teachers. We can quote your requirements and make suggestions that best meet your budgets & needs.

Contact: Peter McBreen
Phone: 027 243 5785
Email: [email protected]

Education Services provides peace of mind financial services to over 650 North Island schools. We offer the perfect trifecta – accounting experts providing reports and feedback, added security and fraud minimisation and ‘EdCloud’ our market-leading real-time accounting software.

Contact: Brad Duffin
Phone: 09 274 9155 | 021 736 245 (021 PENCIL)
Email: [email protected]

Faber-Castell is one of the world’s largest and oldest manufacturers of pens, pencils, other office supplies and art supplies. Our headquarters are in Stein, Germany, and we operate 14 factories with 20 sales offices throughout the world. The Faber-Castell Group employs a staff of approximately 7,000 and does business in more than 100 countries. Started in 1761, Faber-Castell is still family owned, and has been for eight generations.

Contact: Tony O’Sullivan
Phone:  021 951 382
Email: [email protected]

We’ve been celebrating the wonder of learning for over 60 years. Furnware works hand in hand with schools around the world, designing and creating furniture so children can thrive in the most inspiring learning spaces imaginable.  We do this with quality, reliability, innovation and genuine care.

Contact: Heather Tomason
Phone: 09 430 3072
Email:  [email protected]

Griffiths are Project Managers, and we have an extensive knowledge of MOE requirements and are approved preferred suppliers of project management services for minor and major projects and 10 YPP’s.  As Project Managers we manage and mentor the entire team collaboratively to ensure the project objectives are met.

Contact: Mike O’Neill
Phone: 09 438 9499 |021 888 374
Email: [email protected]

HealthCarePlus offers affordable ‘Day to Day’ primary medical care plans together with access to a range of linked Hospital Covers, discounted Life & Disability insurances and a Home Loans Solution designed to help you to repay your mortgage faster.

Contact: Derek Potts
Phone: 027 477 5987
Email: [email protected]

We are the specialists in school heating, from offices to learning spaces to large halls. Our infrared technology wins with even warmth right to floor level, no draught, noise, no stuffiness, no outdoor components, no maintenance, – just comfort – and a very low lifetime cost.

Contact: Jonny Neary
Phone: 021 0201 9777 
Email: [email protected]

Kukri NZ are a subsidiary of Kukri Sports, the parent company is based in UK, there are 5 subsidiary companies around the world.

Contact: Faye Hauwai
Phone: 09 835 0912 
Email: [email protected] 

Learning Network NZ is a not for profit trust that supports educators across NZ with professional learning that inspires.  For over 25 years we have providing teachers, school leaders and communities with quality, affordable and innovative professional learning opportunities.  Through a comprehensive range of events, workshops, resources and tailored PD options we connect you to global and national expertise, bridging the gap between theory and practice.

Contact: John Raine
Phone: 09 972 7296 | 021 433 183
Email: [email protected]

NBS provides super reliable copy, print and scanning solutions to Schools with Toshiba and OKI multifunction devices. We service what we sell, and can offer lease, lease to own and purchase options. Call us today for an obligation free appraisal of your needs.

Contact: John Mansbridge
Phone: 0800 438 428
Email: [email protected]

New Era IT are New Zealand’s leading education ICT specialists. Providing a comprehensive, nationwide service, they represent leading brands, best practice engineering, flexible technical support, comprehensive strategic planning and consultancy. They have developed an extensive range of solutions and services to specifically align with the needs of New Zealand schools. The New Era IT team are committed to providing excellent customer service and the most cost-effective, reliable and leading-edge ICT infrastructure, hardware, software and support for your school.

Contact: Jas Scrooby  
Phone: 027 836 3816
Email: [email protected]

Noel Leeming, supports our local schools with 3 stores in Northland, Whangarei, Kerikeri & Kaitaia.  Through our retail stores, our passionate experts deliver advice and support to help you make the most of your technology.  We’re the market leaders in BYOD, we love to engage in fundraising and don’t forget our awesome Teacher Discounts.

Contact: Simon Millar
Phone: 09 259 7848 | 021 277 7853
Email:  [email protected]

From the school office to the classroom, OfficeMax have all your education supplies in one place to make your life that little bit easier. We have a wide range of stationery, cleaning products, café essentials and more. Does your school have unique requirements? Our OfficeMax specialist teams can put together a tailored solution to best suit your school and budget.

Contact: Like Spratt
Phone: 021 2875 636
Email:  [email protected]

Playco Playground equipment challenges and stimulates, while encouraging confidence, agility, and stamina. As New Zealand’s most trusted manufacturer with over 30 years of experience, our products can withstand both the test of time and rigours of play.

Contact: Paul Banks
Phone:  021 405 285
Email: [email protected] 

Sitech Systems NZ is one of New Zealand’s most experienced education suppliers, offering complete Audio and Visual technology solutions to the education sector in New Zealand for over 30 years.  We design, manufacture and supply TV trolleys and teaching stations for traditional or modernised learning spaces, installed and portable sound, projectors, voice enhancement and visualisers.  We are agents in NZ for Swivl.

Contact: Chris Bartels
Phone: 021 974 221
Email: [email protected]

sKids was established in 1996 providing structured Out of Schools Care Programmes for 5 to 13 year old kids.  Run within school grounds our award winning programmes have been designed to grow core capabilities in kids so they can flourish in life.  sKids schools, parents and families know that the safety and happiness of our kids is our priority.   This solid foundation enables us to create enriching and fun learning experiences for our tamariki broken down into age appropriate activities which also allow kids to be kids.

Contact: Nic Bean
Phone: 0800 778 252
Email: [email protected]

Sportclub supplies quality sporting equipment and uniforms to schools and clubs at competitive prices.  If you’re a school in Northland, Sportclub offers an easy PE Management System where we visit your school, check equipment and make sure your sports equipment is in good shape.  Sportclub is proudly 100% Northland owned and operated and the only specialist supplier of sports equipment to schools and clubs in the Northland district.

Contact: Paul Batchelder
Phone:  09 438 8484
Email:  [email protected]

UIT’s team is experienced in providing IT networks and support for schools and other education providers.  Whether you need help finding the right devices for your students, coaching in how to help them learn to use their technology, or the right systems to run on, we can give you advice and ongoing assistance.
Your specialist education IT team will be on call when you need us, providing remote or on-site support.

Contact: Helen Kelder
Phone:  027 571 2992
Email:  [email protected]

Every student is unique, every teacher is different, every school has their strengths and challenges, and it’s our passion to support them in making important decisions.
Not only for teaching to thrive, but for students to feel comfortable, supported and energized in an environment furnished to fulfill this purpose in every aspect.