Final update 9:35am: Northlands Shopping Centre has been thoroughly inspected by…


Final update 9:35am:
Northlands Shopping Centre has been thoroughly inspected by a safety engineer and will be open at 10am today (Facebook)

Updates 8:14am:
Papanui Primary confirmed open (Facebook)
Cotswold School open (email, Tiqbiz)

Information known by Think Papanui:
Papanui High School: open (Facebook)
Casebrook Intermediate: open (website)
Cotswold School open (email, Tiqbiz)
Paparoa Street School: open (website)
TKW alternative education: closed today (Facebook)
Papanui Primary School: open (Facebook)
Other local schools: unknown – check your school’s website/Facebook/Twitter
The Ministry of Education has advised schools and early childhood centres from North Canterbury to Wellington to remain closed until buildings have been checked (website)
NZQA advises that NCEA exams will proceed in most of NZ, where schools cannot open there is a process for an emergency derived grade (website)
Northlands Mall: to open at 10am (Facebook)
Christchurch Airport advises they are operating as normal (source: Twitter)
Metroinfo advises some impacts to Christchurch bus services due to the Tsunami warning (website)

Hopefully everyone is doing OK this morning. Radio NZ is reporting that the Ministry of Education is “advising schools from North Canterbury to Wellington to remain closed today”. Keep an eye on the usual information channels for news about specific schools (website, Facebook, Twitter…). Think Papanui will share information about local closures when/if it comes to hand.


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