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Update for Parents from the Ministry of Education

Update for Parents from the Ministry of Education

All schools and early childhood education services in Christchurch city are closed until further notice.

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 225 580.


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