Thought we were trying to reduce beauracracy in the public sector? It looks like education needs their own unique identifier to go along with the IRD Number, Passport Number and National Health Identifier.
I am sure there is enough cross-over for them to use one of these? Surely given the cross-ver between Health and education with B4 school checks, Special Education Services, school nursing services, and now the gateway assessments for CYFs kids.
Why don't they use the NHI, we are already spending $15 million on this: