19 Sep 2023

Air purifiers donated to help school coping with stench issue

From Nights, 10:25 pm on 19 September 2023

For the past 18 months staff and students at one Christchurch school have been battling foul-smelling air from a nearby waste processing plant. The ongoing air quality issues has led to students with existing health issues such as asthma staying at home. To help The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ has donated forty air purifiers to give to family of those children with existing asthma and breathing issues. Principal Scot Kinely talks to Nights about the impact of the issue on the school's community.