Notice Type
Notice Title

Notice of Appointment of a Limited Statutory Manager at Homai National School for the

Blind and Vision Impaired
Pursuant to section 78M of the Education Act 1989, I direct the Secretary for Education to appoint a limited statutory manager to Homai National School for the Blind and
Vision Impaired to address financial, health and safety,
and curriculum issues.
The following functions, powers and duties of the board are vested in the limited statutory manager:
? Curriculum management in relation to the education programme;
? financial management relating to the signing the Memorandum of Understanding;
? personnel management in relation to performance management systems; and
? strategic vision as a national school for blind and vision impaired.
The limited statutory manager must also:
? provide mentoring and support for the board of
trustees; and
? co-ordinate the board's involvement in a project
to review State special residential schools in the Auckland area.
The following conditions apply to the powers of the board and the limited statutory manager:
? The powers of the limited statutory manager shall be exercised in consultation with the board; and
? the limited statutory manager shall liaise with contractors and the board to guide decision making that will place the school on a sound educational footing.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication of this notice.
Dated at Wellington this 21st day of August 2002.
TREVOR MALLARD, Minister of Education.