Pursuant to section 78M of the Education Act 1989, I direct the Secretary for Education to appoint a limited statutory manager for the Otane School Board of Trustees because of risks to the operation of the school, welfare and educational performance of the students.
The following functions, powers and duties of the board are to be vested in the limited statutory manager:
? All functions, powers and duties of the board as an employer (whether statutory or otherwise);
? ensuring the requirements of the April 2004 Education Review Office report are implemented; and
? ensuring the development and implementation of health and safety policies and procedures that maintain a safe emotional and physical environment for students.
The limited statutory manager must also advise the board on the following:
? Consolidating all new and improved systems into board management practice.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication.
Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of November 2004.
TREVOR MALLARD, Minister of Education.