Resourcing information for schools and kura.


Pourato is the online resourcing system for schools and kura. You can view funding and staffing entitlement information online and be confident that you’ve got the latest information.

Pourato makes it fast and easy to view and track changes to your resourcing information.

Pourato is in development for the early learning sector.

Pourato News

New: Students tab

Go to the Students tab to view information about ORS funded students and fee-paying International Students.

The ORS tab now reflects any changes to ORS funded student details. 

The International Students tab displays a list of international students at your school, their start and end dates, and their weekly fee.  

2023 Confirmed Entitlement Staffing

Your confirmed entitlement staffing is available in Pourato under Staffing > Staffing Entitlement > Your Entitlement. This tab includes a message to let you know if your staffing is based on your provisional or confirmed roll.

Click on the ‘Learn More’ icon in that message for further important information.

For more information about the staffing entitlement tabs see Finding information in Pourato | Applications & Online Systems (education.govt.nz)

Q3 Operational Funding

Your Quarter 3 operational funding instalment will be published in Pourato on 29 June and paid to your bank account on 3 July. 

International Student Levy (ISL) and Export Education Levy (EEL) tax invoices

For accounting purposes, tax invoices for the Trimester 1, 2023 ISL and EEL will be available in Pourato when the Quarter 3 instalment is paid on 3 July.

Principal UGrade and other salary adjustments

Principals waiting for a roll and staffing-based salary adjustment will receive confirmed principal salaries in their pay on 27 June, backdated to the beginning of the school year.

Key features

  • list item bullet View rolls, funding and staffing entitlements in one place.
  • list item bullet Access latest resourcing information.
  • list item bullet Keep track of changes.
  • list item bullet Receive notification by email following updates.

Meaning of Pourato

The name Pourato is made from two parts:

Pou - which means to direct, guide or support, and

Rato - meaning to provide, service or distribute


The name reflects the purpose of the system, which is ensuring education providers have all the resources they need, delivered in the most effective way, so they can focus on helping children thrive.