There are currently fifteen North Island schools and six early childhood services closed due to the weather.
This is impacting 1883 students and 175 learners.
The heavy rain and high winds has also resulted in a number of bus services in Taranaki and around Tolaga Bay being
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.
The best information will come from schools and early learning services themselves and parent’s and whānau are advised
to check their school’s or early childhood service’s website or Facebook page or contact them directly for the latest
The decision to close remains that of the Board of Trustees for schools and Centre Managers/Owners for Early Learning
services. Our support will be available for as long as it’s required.
Bay of Plenty/Waiariki Region
Te Kura Mana Maori o Whangaparaoa School
Te Kohanga Reo o Whangaparaoa ECE
Hawkes Bay/Tairawhiti Region
Te Karaka Area School
Te Whaarau School
Hatea a Rangi Playgroup