Network for Learning (N4L) is a Crown-owned technology company that provides faster, safer internet for Aotearoa New Zealand’s schools and kura.

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We’re committed to helping all ākonga thrive in a digital world, and driven by coming up with smart ideas that are simply delivered – so kaiako can focus on teaching and ākonga can focus on learning. In 2022, we celebrated 10 years of connecting schools and kura across Aotearoa.



Help all ākonga thrive in today’s digital world.



All kaiako and ākonga are empowered to teach and learn safely online.



We put you in control with smart ideas, simply delivered so you can focus on learning.

Meet the team
Behind the technology is our passionate, local team – driven by a strong sense of purpose and a desire to do what’s best for schools and kura.
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“We feel that you ‘have our back’ and that we can turn to you for advice and resources.”
Jillian Norrie
Whau Valley School
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Te Pūrongo Ā-Tau  |  Annual Report 2023
Learn more about our recent achievements and transformative vision for the future.

We’re proud to be recognised

N4L team members posing with award trophy

NZ Compare Power & Broadband Awards

2022 Winner – Broadband Provider of the Year

2022 Winner – Best Customer Support (Broadband)

2021 Finalist – Best Customer Support (Broadband)

2020 Finalist – Best Innovation in Education & Training

2019 Finalist – Best Specialist Provider

2018 Winner – Best Specialist Provider

2018 Winner – NZ Broadband Provider of the Year

Reseller News Innovation Awards

2023 Finalist –  Management Excellence (Partner)

2021 Finalist – Tech (Security)

2021 Finalist – Partner (Collaboration)

2020 Winner – Entrepreneurship (Technical Excellence)

2020 Finalist – Partner (Corporate Citizen)

2019 Finalist

CIO50 Awards

2021 Winner (#12) – Gavin Costello, N4L Chief Information and Security Officer


2023 Winner – ANZ Channel Partner of the Year

2021 Winner – ANZ Partner of the Year

Spirit of Service Awards

2020 Finalist – Better Outcomes

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