Allowing alcohol to be sold over Easter is also among new legislation set to be debated by politicians.
The Government has announced it's investing millions of dollars in student attendance initiatives over the next four years.
A spate of suspicious incidents inside the marine reserve has seen renewed calls for a Kāpiti-based DOC boat.
The Education Ministry's released resources to support schools in teaching students about topics like pornography, relationships and gender diversity.
"We're quite excited about the fact it's sinking in … as he learns to be able to decode or read more words," Mac's mother Vanessa Morris says.