6 May 2022

NZ schools' remaining coal-powered boilers to be scrapped

From Checkpoint, 5:46 pm on 6 May 2022

The last remaining coal boilers being used to heat school classrooms are set to be scrapped and replaced with cleaner wood burners or electric heating by 2025.

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the $10 million initiative while visiting a school in Waiuku this afternoon.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.