Zoning Information

DON BUCK SCHOOL Enrolment Scheme  Effective from 1st June 2018

The guidelines for development and operation of enrolment schemes are issued under section 11G (3) of the Education Act 1989 for the purpose of describing the basis on which the Secretary’s powers in relation to enrolment schemes will be exercised.

Home Zone

All students who live within the home zone described below and/or shown on the attached map shall be entitled to enrol at the school.

Starting at the intersection of Don Buck Road and Woodside Road travel north east along Woodside Road (1 – 69 and 2 – 72 included). At the end of Woodside Road, follow the footpath onto Sunline Avenue (1 – 692-60 included). Travel east along Sunline Avenue then turn north onto Shale Avenue (2-10 and 3 – 13 included), continue north onto Helena Street. Travel west along Helena Street (1 – 67 and 2 – 84 Included) then north west along Aldern Road (1-47and 6-36, Alidade Place and Kearney and Lowell Place included) to the intersection of Aldern Road and Don Buck Road. Continue north along Don Buck Road (35-221 and 28 – 204, Jezero Drive, Karika Place, Mamuku Drive, Tararua Street included) and travel north east onto Zita Maria Drive (addresses 20 and above, Angeline Place Clyma Place included). Continue along Zita Maria Drive onto Donovan Avenue. Travel north west along Donovan Avenue (1 -55, 2-70 and Albermarie Place Included) north west to the intersection of Donovan Avenue and Don Buck Road Travel South through Don Buck Road to Chamberlain Road (2-136 and  5-151 included).Continue west along Chamberlain Road until the intersection of Chamberlain Road and Birdwood Road(excluded). From the intersection travel south along Birdwood Road and then south east along the boundary of Te Rangi Hiroa Park then across country to Tiriwa Drive (29-120 and 31-89 included). Travel north along Gordon Stanley Drive (1-27 and 2-24 included) to the intersection of Don Buck Road. Travel south along Don Buck Road back to the starting point.

All residential addresses on included sides of boundary roads and all no exit roads off included sides of boundary roads are included in the zone unless otherwise stated. 

Proof of residence within the home zone will be required.

Each year, applications for enrolment in the following year from in-zone students will be sought by a date which will be published in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school.  This will enable the board to assess the number of places which can be made available to students who live outside the home zone.

Special Programmes

This priority category is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a Special programme approved by the Secretary.
Out of Zone Enrolments.

Each year the board will determine the number of places which are likely to be available in the following year for the enrolment of students who live outside the home zone.  The board will publish this information by notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school. The notice will indicate how application are to be made and will specify a date by which all applications must be received.

Applications for enrolment will be processed in the following order of priority:

First Priority       This priority category is not applicable at this school because the school does not run a special programme approved by the Secretary

Second Priority  will be given to applicants who are siblings of current students.

Third Priority      will be given to applicants who are siblings of former students.

Fourth Priority    will be given to any applicant who is a child of a former student of the school.

Fifth Priority        will be given to any applicant who is either a child of an employee of the board of the school or a child of a member of the board of the school.

Sixth Priority       will be given to all other applicants.

If there are more applicants in the second, third, fourth or fifth priority groups than there are places available, selection within the priority group will be by a ballot conducted in accordance with instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11 (G1) of the Education Act 1989.  Parents will be informed of the date of any ballot by notice in a daily or community newspaper circulating in the area served by the school.

Applicants seeking second or third priority status may be required to give proof of a sibling relationship.

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