Constitution & Policies.

Explore more about TEU’s rules, policies and the foundation documents of the union.

Founded in 2009, TEU was established a result of the amalgamation of the Association of University Staff (AUS) and the Association of Staff in Tertiary Education (ASTE).

The TEU has a national office in Wellington and offices in Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Christchurch and Dunedin to provide assistance and advice to members.  

Through membership of Education International the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, TEU works cooperatively with other unions to improve the position of all workers in New Zealand and internationally.

The TEU is a registered trade union in accordance with the Employment Relations Act 2000.

To view copies of our filings which include our Audited Financials.  Use the link to visit Ministry of Business , Innovation & Employment which is where they are held for public viewing. These are uploaded once approved at National Conference the following year. For example 2020 year was approved at 2021 National Conference.