Further school closures identified as a result of stormy weather

Stormy weather has forced the closure of a number of schools and early learning services in Auckland, Waikato and Taranaki today.

The list of closures is as follows (editor's note: this is an updated list as of midday today 11/04/2018):

Schools:

Ardmore School, Auckland; Carmel College, Auckland; Henderson Valley, Auckland; Kowhai Intermediate, Auckland; Westlake Girls, Auckland; Dairy Flat School, Auckland; Mangere College, Auckland; Northcote Primary School, Auckland; St Leonards School, Auckland; Kelston Boys High, Auckland; Waioneke School, Auckland; Sunnyvale School, Auckland; Riverhead School, Auckland; St Josephs Orakei, Auckland; Orautoha School, Taranaki; Rahotu School, Taranaki; Whatawhata School, Waikato; Matatoki School, Waikato; Hikuai School, Waikato; Tairua School, Waikato; Whenuakite School, Waikato; Lynfield College, Auckland; Browns Bay School, Auckland; Glenbrook School, Auckland; Orakei School, Auckland; Mangere Bridge School, Auckland; Pukekohe East School, Auckland; Oranga School, Auckland; Papatoetoe Intermediate, Auckland; Papatoetoe North School, Auckland; Papatoetoe South School, Auckland; Royal Oak School, Auckland; Rutherford College, Auckland; St Joesph's School, Onehunga, Auckland; Three Kings School, Auckland; 

ECEs:

Le Malelega a le toelau, Auckland; Seedlings Nature Kindergarten, Taranaki; Maxwell, Taranaki; Merrilands, Taranaki; Waiouru, Taranaki; Little Hands Childcare, Auckland; Learning Steps Child Care Centre, Gt North Road, Auckland; New Shoots Early Child Care, Westgate, Auckland; Iona Child Care, Swanson, Auckland; Loving Care Kindergarten, Auckland; Magnolia Tree, Waikato; Creative Kids, Waikato; Whenuakite Country Kids, Waikato; Pauanui Preschool, Waikato; Kidz Unlimited Learning Centre, Mt Albert, Auckland; Akoteu Faka-Kalisitiane Ko Namoa, Auckland; Small Kauri Early Childhood Ed Centre, Auckland; Treasure Hunt Montessori Preschool, Auckland; One Tree Hill Kindergarten, Auckland; Rutherford Preschool, Auckland; Birkenhead Point Montessori Preschool, Auckland; Penguins School of Early Learning, Auckland; Li'l Champs Educare, Auckland; Enriching Otara Early Learning Centre, Auckland.

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

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