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School/ECE Closures at the top of the South Island

20 February 2018
School/ECE Closures at the top of the South Island

Over 40 schools and 17 early learning centres at the top of the South Island have indicated they won't be opening today (Tuesday) following severe weather warnings for the region.

Schools and ECE services in the Nelson City, Marlborough, Tasman, Buller, Grey Kaikoura and Westland districts have made plans overnight to close for the day or close early with severe weather warnings in place.

We will provide support where and as requested for as long it is needed. In the meantime we recommend parents and whanau check their school or early childhood service websites or Facebook pages, or contact them directly to get the most up to date information.

The schools closed includes:

* Appleby School
* Awahono School (Grey Valley)
* Barrytown School
* Blaketown School
* Brooklyn School (Motueka)
* Buller High School
* Clifton Terrace School
* Cobden School
* Collingwood Area School
* Dovedale School
* Enner Glynn School
* Fox Glacier School
* Franz Josef Glacier School
* Garin College
* Granity School
* Greymouth High School
* Greymouth Main School
* Haast School
* Henley School (Nelson)
* Hira School
* Hokitika School
* Inangahua Junction School
* John Paul II High School
* Kaniere School
* Karamea Area School
* Karoro School
* Kokotahi-Kowhitirangi School
* Kumara School
* Lake Brunner School
* Matai School
* Maruia School
* Motueka High School
* Motueka South School
* Nelson Central School
* Nelson College for Girls
* Nelson College for Girls Prep School
* Paparoa Range School
* Parklands School (Motueka)
* Paroa School (Greymouth)
* Reefton Area School
* Riwaka School
* Ross School
* Runanga School
* Sacred Heart School (Reefton)
* South Westland Area School
* St Canice's School (Westport)
* St Joesph's School (Nelson)
* St Mary's School (Hokitika)
* St Patrick's School (Greymouth)
* St Paul's School (Richmond)
* Tapawera Area School
* Tasman Bay Christian School
* Tasman School
* Upper Moutere School
* Waimea College
* Wairau Valley School (Blenheim)
* Wakefield School
* Westland High School
* Westport North School
* Westport South School
* Whataroa School

Early learning centres closed includes:

* Granity/Ngakawau Playcentre
* Westport Kindergarten
* Westport Playcentre
* Reefton Early Learning Centre
* Kawatiri Kids
* Westport Early Learning Centre
* KidsFirst Kindergarten (Greymouth)
* KidsFirst Kindergarten (Karoro)
* Active Explorers (Hokitika)
* Active Explorers (Nelson St)
* Active Explorers (Shakespeare St)
* Harper Park Early Learning Centre
* PORSE Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast
* The Children's House (Greymouth)
* The Children's House (Hokitika)
* Busy Bees
* KidsFirst Glacier Country ELC
* Learning Land
* Rutherford St Kindergarten


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