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Delivering an efficient, accurate, and sustainable payroll service to the schools of New Zealand.


Education Payroll is responsible for paying around 92,000 teachers and support staff in around 2,500 schools every fortnight. It’s approximately $198 million per pay period and $5.1 billion per annum.

We are building a fully online payroll service for schools called EdPay. We’re building it in stages, starting with the features schools have told us they want most.

EdPay is the future of schools’ payroll in New Zealand.

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Education Payroll wins internal auditing award

Education Payroll has won the prestigious Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand 2019 award for Team Excellence in Internal Auditing.   The team lead by Manager Ronnie Chang won the award for its deep integration of internal auditing into all aspects of Education Payroll. Chief Executive Arlene White says the team is fully embedded into… Read more »

All schools have access to EdPay

All schools have access to the new online school’s payroll service EdPay. Schools are saying the new online service is friendlier to use than Novopay and easier than filling out and emailing in forms. Education Payroll is building EdPay in stages, and is designing the features with help from schools to ensure it meets their… Read more »

Around 1200 schools have access to EdPay

Education Payroll has made the new online schools’ payroll service EdPay available to around 1200 schools in September 2019. There’s been a core group schools that have been trailing EdPay and helping to shape its features since March, and that’s been critical to producing a payroll service that works for schools. The big learnings from… Read more »