21 Mar 2019

Chch parents breach lockdown - what to do?

From Nine To Noon, 9:25 am on 21 March 2019
Police officers cordon off the area after gunmen attacked the two mosques and fired multiple times during Friday prayers in Christchurch.

Photo: AFP/ Anadolu Agency

School principals say they need clearer guidelines about how lock-downs should work. In the midst of last Friday's terror attack - when all schools in the city were in lock-down, some anxious Christchurch parents broke the restriction on access to take their children away.

Phil Holstein is the President of the Canterbury Secondary School Principals' Association and Principal of Burnside High School.