Providing faster, safer internet for Aotearoa New Zealand’s schools and kura

We design and deliver smarter, simpler digital technology services so kaiako and ākonga can focus on teaching and learning.
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We connect


We connect kura to faster, safer internet for learning.

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We protect


We help protect kura, kaiako and their ākonga from the worst of the web.

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We support


We support kura and IT providers every step of the way, with expertise, tools and insights.

Network for Learning (N4L) is a Crown-owned technology company that connects schools and kura across the country to safer and more reliable internet. We’re one of the largest broadband networks in Aotearoa New Zealand, accounting for nearly 25% of the country’s daytime business internet traffic, and our aim is to support all kaiako and ākonga to teach and learn safely online.

Fully funded

for all state and state-integrated schools and kura


network users


New Zealand schools & kura connected

We’re here for schools and kura

Want to know more about N4L, who we are, and what we do? Here’s a snapshot of how we connect, protect and support schools and kura so ākonga can learn in a safer online environment.

Fully funded Email Protection
To protect schools from the increasing number of cyber threats, we offer industry-leading Email Protection. Fully funded by the Ministry of Education, it gives eligible schools an enhanced level of email security and added peace of mind. Take a look at our FAQs.
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“As a small school with no external IT support, N4L set up the new Ministry-funded email protection service on our behalf, making getting on board super easy. It’s great to have the peace of mind knowing that our school has this extra protection in place.” 

Tim Lucas, Principal
St Peter Chanel School (Green Island)
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Cybersecurity services for schools
With cybersecurity incidents on the rise and security threats becoming more sophisticated, we’re here to help. We’ve teamed up with the Ministry of Education to help improve the cybersecurity posture of schools and kura.
“N4L is a gold standard when it comes to the safety and security of our school.”
Robin Sutton
Hornby High School

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