15 Apr 2014

Fire at Wellington school suspicious

10:12 pm on 15 April 2014

Police are investigating a fire that is believed to have been deliberately lit at a primary school in Wellington's eastern suburbs.

The Fire Service says it received a call about 8pm on Tuesday about the blaze at Kahurangi School in Strathmore.

The small fire was located in one of the entrance porches to the school's hall and caused some damage to weatherboards.

The school's sprinkler system was activated and put the fire out.

Kahurangi School opened in February this year, after two local schools merged.