5 Apr 2024

Ministry review of building projects leaving students with nowhere to go

From Checkpoint, 5:14 pm on 5 April 2024

A South Island school for students with complex needs said a Ministry review of school building projects will leave some of its students with nowhere to go next year.

The Ministry of Education is reviewing 352 projects across 305 schools, which it believes might not be value for money.

Maitai School in Richmond has been waiting 10 years for a purpose-built facility - which was in the building and planning stages.

Maitai School Deputy Principal Janet Watt speaks to Susana Lei'ataua.