MoE Update – 23 March 2020

Information supplied from Ministry of Education on Monday 23 March 2020.

COVID-19 update Monday 23 March – He Pānui Kōhungahunga – Early Learning Bulletin


Thank you to all of you who have shown considerable leadership in the last few weeks. This is an unprecedented event, and will continue to challenge us all.

Government announcement – moving to Alert Level 3 for 48 hours and then Level 4

The Prime Minister on 23 March, 2020 announced we are moving to Level 3 for the next 48 hours and then to Level 4 in the COVID-19 Alert Level structure for a further period of 4 weeks. 

COVID-19 Alert Level [PDF, 50KB]

Government funding will continue as normal.  It will not be cut or clawed back.

School holidays brought forward

School holidays are being brought forward so that they are completed within the 4 week period. Holidays will now begin from Monday 30 March to Tuesday 14 April inclusive (a reminder that the Tuesday after Easter Monday is always a closed day for schools).