NCEA Assessment Tasks Available

Are you thinking about teaching NCEA Biology Standards 1.2, 2.2 or 3.2?

The New Zealand Board of the Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of

Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART), see, have developed four NCEA asses sment tasks for these biology standards and the tasks have received a QAAM from NZQA.

The assessment tasks available are:

Biology 1.2 – AS 90926

Using animals for scientific research in NZ

Biology 2.2 – AS 91154

Animal research – the best thing for human medicine and animals?

Biology 3.2 – AS 91602

Using animals for research and teaching in New Zealand

Biology 3.2 – AS 91602

Predator Proof Fences


Each of the tasks is available as a ‘ready to use’ package and contains:

  • The achievement standard
  • Teacher guidelines for and conditions of assessment
  • The assessment task
  • The assessment schedule
  • Planning notes for teachers and suggested resources


If you would like access to one or more of these assessment tasks, please email using your school email.  We are requesting you use this email so that these resources are not released into the public domain.