Master planning and design kete

The Ministry of Education has established a process to work with schools embarking on a ministry-led capital project. This page provides stories about Canterbury schools' experiences and information about the master planning and design phases for this process.

Grow Waitaha stories 

Grow Waitaha has developed a range of stories outlining the journey different schools and stakeholders have taken during the rebuild process.

Sumner School – Master planning journey
Stuart Cameron, principal of Sumner School, shares his school’s experiences through the master planning and design phases of their property development.

South Hornby School – Master planning journey
Simon Moriarty shares ways his school engaged with community, whānau, and students during master planning.

St Marks School – Working with Mātauraka Mahaanui
St Marks school outlines how they worked with Mātauraka Mahaanui to bring their cultural narrative to life during their school's redevelopment.

Mana Whenua: Master planning role (Under development, link to come)

Grow Waitaha school tours videos
In these videos three schools open their doors to share how their teaching and learning spaces enable future-focused education for all learners and their communities.

Cashmere Primary – Working together to create a master plan
These videos describe the master planning process followed by Cashmere Primary School, including how the school selected their design team and engaged with architects and project managers. 

Marshland school

The master planning and design process

The outline

The project brief

The master plan

The design phases

The design review panel

More resources

Christchurch Schools Rebuild Programme Newsletters
You can read our newsletters about key developments in the Christchurch schools rebuild programme here.

Rebuilding Christchurch Schools 2013-2022
This webpage describes how the MOE is working with local communities and education leaders on a $1.137b programme to renew the education network in greater Christchurch.