I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the NASDAP Website established to better support you and your work as Secondary School Assistant and Deputy Principals in New Zealand.  The work that you do is crucial to the success and development of the young people of New Zealand.  It is a complex and demanding job and NASDAP is here to support you.

NASDAP is focused on 7 main areas, these include.

  1. Provide a National voice on issues of concern to Assistant and Deputy Principals.
  2. Raise the status of Assistant and Deputy Principals as a profession.
  3. Create a forum where all Assistant and Deputy Principals can share ideas and experience.
  4. Provide support and guidance to promote the development of competent, well-informed, and confident Assistant and Deputy Principals.
  5. Provide a range of educational conferences, seminars and other forums for professional learning and development.
  6. Promote a comprehensive information-sharing network.
  7. Foster links with relevant educational groups.


The NASDAP Executive have representatives from the 10 regions.

Te Tai Tokerau/ Northland

Tāmaki Makarau/Auckland

Waikato, Thames Valley and King Country

Bay of Plenty

Te Matau-a-Māui/ Hawkes Bay and Tūranganui-a-Kiwa/Poverty Bay

Taranaki, Wanganui and Manawatu

Te Whanganui-a-Tara/ Wellington and Wairarapa

Te Tauihu/ Top of the South

Ōtautahi , Te Tai Poutini/ Aoraki /Canterbury/West Coast

Ōtākou/ Murihiku/ Otago/Southland


The Executive is committed to working in the interests of the members of NASDAP.  We are proud of what we have achieved and excited by what is still to come.