Schools/ECEs best source of information on possible closures

Updated at 5.15pm

We recommend parents and whānau keep in contact with their school/kura or early learning service to get information about possible closures tomorrow following Cyclone Gita.

Over 150 schools and 85 early learning centres in Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast, Otago and Waikato regions advised us that they were closed today.

Our local staff have been in contact with all schools/kura and ECEs in the regions to provide them with advice and support if needed.

A state of emergency is still in place in several areas and the decision to close remains that of the Board of Trustees for schools and Centre Managers/Owners for Early Learning services.

The best information will come from schools and early learning services themselves as they make decisions in the morning. Parents are advised to check school or early childhood service websites or Facebook pages or contact them directly.

We are providing support where needed and our support will be available for as long as it’s required.

Schools that closed today include:

  • Rangiora New Life
  • Ashgrove School
  • Kaiapoi Borough
  • Ōpawa school
  • St Patrick’s Kaiapoi
  • Kaiapoi North School
  • Kaiapoi High
  • Leithfield School
  • Geraldine High
  • Geraldine Primary
  • Woodbury Primary
  • St Joseph’s School, Rangiora
  • St James School, Aranui
  • Waimate High
  • Christ’s College
  • Loburn School
  • Hagley College
  • Mairehau High School
  • Albury School
  • Cust School
  • View Hill School
  • North Lobern School
  • Tuahiwi School
  • Carew Peel Forest School
  • Arowhenua School
  • Rangiora High School
  • West Eyreton School
  • Cheviot Area School
  • Omihi School
  • Clarkville School
  • Sefton School
  • Ashley School
  • Opihi College
  • Woodend School
  • St Joseph’s School, Fairlie
  • Mackenzie College
  • Winchester Rural School
  • Amuri Area School
  • Fairlie School
  • Duvauchelle School
  • Pleasant Point Primary School
  • St Andrews School Timaru
  • Southbrook School
  • Broomfield School
  • Fernside School
  • Amberley School
  • Rangiora Borough
  • Tai Tapu
  • Makikihi School
  • St Joseph's School, Pleasant Point
  • Beaconsfield School
  • Pegasus Bay School
  • Cannington School
  • Glenavy School
  • Amuri Area School
  • Lauriston School
  • Waiau School
  • Awahono School - Grey Valley
  • Barrytown School
  • Blaketown School
  • Brooklyn School (Motueka)
  • Buller High School
  • Cobden School
  • Collingwood Area School
  • Dovedale School
  • Golden Bay High School
  • Granity School
  • Greymouth High School
  • Greymouth Main School
  • Hokitika School
  • Inangahua Junction School
  • John Paul II High School
  • Kaniere School
  • Karamea Area School
  • Karoro School
  • Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School
  • Kumara School
  • Lake Brunner School
  • Lower Moutere School
  • Maruia School
  • Motueka High School
  • Motueka Rudolf Steiner School
  • Motueka South School
  • Motupipi School
  • Nelson College
  • Ngatimoti 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 Mary's School (Hokitika)
  • St Patrick's School (Greymouth)
  • St Peter Chanel School (Motueka)
  • Takaka Primary School
  • Wairau Valley School (Blenheim)
  • Westland High School
  • Westport North School
  • Westport South School
  • Whataroa School
  • Central Takaka School
  • Duntroon School
  • Auroa School
  • Coastal
  • Huirangi School
  • Mangamahu Primary School
  • Mangorei School
  • Manukorihi Intermediate School
  • Marco School
  • Mimi School
  • New Plymouth SDA School
  • Opunake High School
  • Opunake Primary School
  • Orautoha
  • Pembroke
  • Rahotu School
  • St Joseph’s Opunake
  • St Joseph’s Waitara School
  • St Pius New Plymouth
  • Te pi’ipi’inga
  • Tikorangi school
  • Uruti School
  • Vogeltown School
  • Waitara Central School
  • Waitara East School
  • Waitara High School
  • Whenuakura School
  • St Patrick’s Kaponga
  • Patea Area School
  • Mokoia School
  • Kakaramea School
  • Brunswick School
  • Huiakama School
  • Toko School
  • Central School
  • Devon Intermediate
  • Frankley
  • Inglewood Primary School
  • Lepperton School
  • Merrilands School
  • New Plymouth Boys’ High School
  • New Plymouth Girls’ High School*
  • Omata
  • Papanui Junction
  • Puketapu School
  • Sacred Heart Girls College
  • Spotswood College
  • Spotswood Primary
  • St Joseph’s New Plymouth
  • Welbourn School
  • Frances Douglas
  • Westown School
  • Ohura Calley School

Early learning centres that have closed include:

  • Champion Centre Tamariki Toiora
  • HoneyBeez
  • Cust Preschool
  • Karaka Learning Centre Temuka
  • Karaka Learning Centre Timaru
  • Tree Hutt Preschool
  • Amberley Community Preschool
  • Blossoms Educare Rangiora
  • Geraldine Kindergarten
  • Kaiapoi Pre-School
  • Geraldine Preschool
  • Haywood Cottage Montessori
  • Granity/Ngakawau Playcentre
  • Westport Kindergarten
  • Westport Playcentre
  • Grey Valley Playcentre
  • KidsFirst Kindergarten Greymouth
  • KidsFirst Kindergarten Karoro
  • Learning Adventures Cobden
  • Paroa Playcentre
  • Runanga Playcentre
  • Golden Kids Early Learning Centre Inc
  • Greenwood Kindergarten
  • Horizons Montessori
  • Laura Ingram Kindergarten
  • Motueka Early Learning Centre
  • Motueka Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten
  • KidsFirst Kindergarten Hokitika
  • Kawatiri Kids
  • Reefton Early Learning Centre
  • Westport Early Learning Centre
  • A to Z Preschool
  • Active Explorers Hokitika
  • Active Explorers Nelson Street
  • Active Explorers Shakespeare Street
  • PORSE West Coast S3
  • Te Kohanga Reo o Oho Ake o Taapuwai
  • The Children's House Greymouth
  • Golden Bay Kindergarten
  • Karakiki Kids Early Learning Centre
  • Kids Collective Mapua
  • Kids Collective on High Street
  • Nature Kids Motueka
  • Kidsfirst Glacier Country ELC
  • Collingwood Playcentre
  • Kia Tau Te Rangimarie Te Kohanga Reo
  • Murchison Kindergarten
  • Takaka Playcentre
  • Te Kohanga Reo O Te Awhina
  • Avon Kindergarten
  • Bell Block Pohutakawa Kindergarten
  • Brooklands Kindergarten
  • Devon Kindergarten
  • Eltham Kindergarten
  • Fitzroy Kindergarten
  • Frankleigh Park Kindergarten
  • Hawera Kindergarten
  • Inglewood Kindergarten
  • Kahikatea Kindergarten Hurdon
  • Kaitake Kindergarten
  • Koromiko Kindergarten
  • Koru Kindergarten
  • Marfell Kindergarten
  • Merrilands Kindergarten
  • Ngamotu Kindergarten
  • Opunake Communities Kindergarten Incorporated
  • Okaiawa Pre School
  • Orapa Kindergarten
  • Patea Kindergarten
  • Pukekura Kindergarten
  • Puketapu Kindergarten
  • Stratford Central Kindergarten
  • Tawhiti Kindergarten
  • Waitara and District and Community Centre
  • Waitara Central Kindergarten
  • Westown Kindergarten
  • Piccolo Preschool
  • Mangaweka Playcentre
  • Learning Adventure Waitara
  • Lepperton Playcentre
  •  Butterfly Preschool
  • Lollipops Aubrey Street
  • Lollipops Bell Block
  • Lollipops New Plymouth
  • Te Kopae Piripono

Media queries to media@education.govt.nz

 

We recommend parents and whānau keep in contact with their school/kura or early learning service to get information about tomorrow’s possible closures following Cyclone Gita.

Over 150 schools and 85 early learning centres in Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast, Otago and Waikato regions advised us that they were closed today.

Our local staff have been in contact with all schools/kura and ECEs in the regions to provide them with advice and support if needed.

A state of emergency is still in place in several areas and the decision to close remains that of the Board of Trustees for schools and Centre Managers/Owners for Early Learning services.

The best information will come from schools and early learning services themselves as they make decisions in the morning. Parents are advised to check school or early childhood service websites or Facebook pages or contact them directly.

We are providing support where needed and our support will be available for as long as it’s required.

Schools that closed today include:

  • Rangiora New Life
  • Ashgrove School
  • Kaiapoi Borough
  • Ōpawa school
  • St Patrick’s Kaiapoi
  • Kaiapoi North School
  • Kaiapoi High
  • Leithfield School
  • Geraldine High
  • Geraldine Primary
  • Woodbury Primary
  • St Joseph’s School, Rangiora
  • St James School, Aranui
  • Waimate High
  • Christ’s College
  • Loburn School
  • Hagley College
  • Mairehau High School
  • Albury School
  • Cust School
  • View Hill School
  • North Lobern School
  • Tuahiwi School
  • Carew Peel Forest School
  • Arowhenua School
  • Rangiora High School
  • West Eyreton School
  • Cheviot Area School
  • Omihi School
  • Clarkville School
  • Sefton School
  • Ashley School
  • Opihi College
  • Woodend School
  • St Joseph’s School, Fairlie
  • Mackenzie College
  • Winchester Rural School
  • Amuri Area School
  • Fairlie School
  • Duvauchelle School
  • Pleasant Point Primary School
  • St Andrews School Timaru
  • Southbrook School
  • Broomfield School
  • Fernside School
  • Amberley School
  • Rangiora Borough
  • Tai Tapu
  • Makikihi School
  • St Joseph's School, Pleasant Point
  • Beaconsfield School
  • Pegasus Bay School
  • Cannington School
  • Glenavy School
  • Amuri Area School
  • Lauriston School
  • Waiau School
  • Awahono School - Grey Valley
  • Barrytown School
  • Blaketown School
  • Brooklyn School (Motueka)
  • Buller High School
  • Cobden School
  • Collingwood Area School
  • Dovedale School
  • Golden Bay High School
  • Granity School
  • Greymouth High School
  • Greymouth Main School
  • Hokitika School
  • Inangahua Junction School
  • John Paul II High School
  • Kaniere School
  • Karamea Area School
  • Karoro School
  • Kokatahi-Kowhitirangi School
  • Kumara School
  • Lake Brunner School
  • Lower Moutere School
  • Maruia School
  • Motueka High School
  • Motueka Rudolf Steiner School
  • Motueka South School
  • Motupipi School
  • Nelson College
  • Ngatimoti 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 Mary's School (Hokitika)
  • St Patrick's School (Greymouth)
  • St Peter Chanel School (Motueka)
  • Takaka Primary School
  • Wairau Valley School (Blenheim)
  • Westland High School
  • Westport North School
  • Westport South School
  • Whataroa School
  • Central Takaka School
  • Duntroon School
  • Auroa School
  • Coastal
  • Huirangi School
  • Mangamahu Primary School
  • Mangorei School
  • Manukorihi Intermediate School
  • Marco School
  • Mimi School
  • New Plymouth SDA School
  • Opunake High School
  • Opunake Primary School
  • Orautoha
  • Pembroke
  • Rahotu School
  • St Joseph’s Opunake
  • St Joseph’s Waitara School
  • St Pius New Plymouth
  • Te pi’ipi’inga
  • Tikorangi school
  • Uruti School
  • Vogeltown School
  • Waitara Central School
  • Waitara East School
  • Waitara High School
  • Whenuakura School
  • St Patrick’s Kaponga
  • Patea Area School
  • Mokoia School
  • Kakaramea School
  • Brunswick School
  • Huiakama School
  • Toko School
  • Central School
  • Devon Intermediate
  • Frankley
  • Inglewood Primary School
  • Lepperton School
  • Merrilands School
  • New Plymouth Boys’ High School
  • New Plymouth Girls’ High School*
  • Omata
  • Papanui Junction
  • Puketapu School
  • Sacred Heart Girls College
  • Spotswood College
  • Spotswood Primary
  • St Joseph’s New Plymouth
  • Welbourn School
  • Frances Douglas
  • Westown School
  • Ohura Calley School
 

Early learning centres that have closed include:

  • Champion Centre Tamariki Toiora
  • HoneyBeez
  • Cust Preschool
  • Karaka Learning Centre Temuka
  • Karaka Learning Centre Timaru
  • Tree Hutt Preschool
  • Amberley Community Preschool
  • Blossoms Educare Rangiora
  • Geraldine Kindergarten
  • Kaiapoi Pre-School
  • Geraldine Preschool
  • Haywood Cottage Montessori
  • Granity/Ngakawau Playcentre
  • Westport Kindergarten
  • Westport Playcentre
  • Grey Valley Playcentre
  • KidsFirst Kindergarten Greymouth
  • KidsFirst Kindergarten Karoro
  • Learning Adventures Cobden
  • Paroa Playcentre
  • Runanga Playcentre
  • Golden Kids Early Learning Centre Inc
  • Greenwood Kindergarten
  • Horizons Montessori
  • Laura Ingram Kindergarten
  • Motueka Early Learning Centre
  • Motueka Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten
  • KidsFirst Kindergarten Hokitika
  • Kawatiri Kids
  • Reefton Early Learning Centre
  • Westport Early Learning Centre
  • A to Z Preschool
  • Active Explorers Hokitika
  • Active Explorers Nelson Street
  • Active Explorers Shakespeare Street
  • PORSE West Coast S3
  • Te Kohanga Reo o Oho Ake o Taapuwai
  • The Children's House Greymouth
  • Golden Bay Kindergarten
  • Karakiki Kids Early Learning Centre
  • Kids Collective Mapua
  • Kids Collective on High Street
  • Nature Kids Motueka
  • Kidsfirst Glacier Country ELC
  • Collingwood Playcentre
  • Kia Tau Te Rangimarie Te Kohanga Reo
  • Murchison Kindergarten
  • Takaka Playcentre
  • Te Kohanga Reo O Te Awhina
  • Avon Kindergarten
  • Bell Block Pohutakawa Kindergarten
  • Brooklands Kindergarten
  • Devon Kindergarten
  • Eltham Kindergarten
  • Fitzroy Kindergarten
  • Frankleigh Park Kindergarten
  • Hawera Kindergarten
  • Inglewood Kindergarten
  • Kahikatea Kindergarten Hurdon
  • Kaitake Kindergarten
  • Koromiko Kindergarten
  • Koru Kindergarten
  • Marfell Kindergarten
  • Merrilands Kindergarten
  • Ngamotu Kindergarten
  • Opunake Communities Kindergarten Incorporated
  • Okaiawa Pre School
  • Orapa Kindergarten
  • Patea Kindergarten
  • Pukekura Kindergarten
  • Puketapu Kindergarten
  • Stratford Central Kindergarten
  • Tawhiti Kindergarten
  • Waitara and District and Community Centre
  • Waitara Central Kindergarten
  • Westown Kindergarten
  • Piccolo Preschool
  • Mangaweka Playcentre
  • Learning Adventure Waitara
  • Lepperton Playcentre
  •  Butterfly Preschool
  • Lollipops Aubrey Street
  • Lollipops Bell Block
  • Lollipops New Plymouth
  • Te Kopae Piripono

Media queries to media@education.govt.nz

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