10 Jun 2010

Girl arrested in Kerikeri school arson case

3:57 pm on 10 June 2010

Police have arrested a teenage girl in relation to last weekend's fire at Kerikeri High School.

The fire in the early hours of Sunday morning destroyed one classroom and damaged others.

The 15-year-old girl was to appear in Kaikohe Youth Court on Thursday, charged with arson.

The school re-opened on Thursday morning, after a three day clean-up of the damaged buildings.