Resourcing information for schools and kura.


Pourato is the online resourcing system for schools | 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.

What's new

Ministry Adjustment Teacher Strike

We are providing schools | kura with additional staffing entitlement to offset any banking staffing overcharges for part-time teachers during the pay period of the strikes.

For more information see Important Information for schools | kura | Applications & Online Systems (education.govt.nz)

Provisional Rolls 2024

Your 2024 provisional roll, staffing and funding entitlements can be viewed in Pourato.

Display 2024 information

Screens in Pourato default to display the current year. Use the dropdown on the right-hand side of the screen to change the year displayed.

For more information see Finding information in Pourato | Applications & Online Systems (education.govt.nz)

Provisional roll review

You can now apply for a provisional roll review until 17 November 2023. 

For more information see Provisional roll review – Education in New Zealand

Quarter 4 Operational Funding Instalment

Your Q4 operational funding has been published in Pourato and will be paid on 2 October.

For more information see Finding information in Pourato | Applications & Online Systems (education.govt.nz)

Audited roll

If your school | kura roll is audited, it could impact your confirmed roll, entitlement staffing and/or quarterly operational funding. For more information see Important Information for schools | kura|  Applications & Online Systems (education.govt.nz)

Private schools resourcing information

Visit Private Schools Resourcing Information - Education in New Zealand for resourcing information for private schools | kura.

Staffing roll increase

Schools | kura can now submit staffing roll increases. See 2023 Staffing Roll Increase for more information.

2023 Confirmed Entitlement Staffing

Your confirmed entitlement staffing is available in Pourato. A banner message will 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)

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.