Update for Parents from the Ministry of Education
Update for Parents from the Ministry of
All schools and early childhood education
services in Christchurch city are closed until further
In the Selwyn and Waimakariri Districts, 42
schools and 52 early childhood education services are open.
More plan to open as the week goes on. Greenpark School and
Tai Tapu School will remain closed until further notice.
Parents should contact individual schools and early
childhood services to see if they are open or plan to open.
The Ministry of Education’s website provides an
up-to-date list of which schools and facilities are open or
planning to open. You can find it at wwwmoe.govt.nz. The Ministry is also
running a helpline on 0800 225
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