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Education

Formal education normally begins at age five, though many children enjoy subsidised pre-school education. The schooling system is divided into primary, secondary and tertiary sectors.

Formal enrolments

 

2002 2007
New Zealand students
Sector
Primary 488,424 480,609
Secondary 259,660 279,297
Tertiary 378,720 443,801
International students
Tertiary 40,825 39,942

Source: Ministry of Education

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