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Welcome to Down The Back Of The Chair

Down the Back of the Chair is the Ministry of Education's catalogue of teaching and learning resources for schools,
and is a portal for education providers to view and order Ministry resources.

If you are an education provider who is eligible to access Ministry of Education resources,
you should have a User ID to view the catalogue and place orders for resources.

Please use your User ID to login into your account below:



If you are not an education provider, please CLICK HERE to view a limited catalogue.

Need Help?
Email orders@thechair.minedu.govt.nz or phone 0800 660 662

Ministry of Education      New Zealand Government