Wairau Valley Special School
Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini
My success is not mine alone, as success is the work of many.
Auckland State of Emergency
As you all know, our city is in a state of emergency due to the severe weather we are experiencing.
Please reach out to the WVSS team if you need assistance.
There are a number of warnings in place currently due to the ongoing rain, please read the following.
If you are unsafe, call 111.
HEAVY RAIN WATCH:
If you engage with any paid services to assist with your cleanup, keep a copy of your receipt in case your insurer requires it.
Government Assistance through Work & Income:
Information around what support and assistance you are able to access can be found here.
Taikura Trust Clients Flood Response
If you are a client or Taikura and are in danger, have been evacuated and need help, and/or have any urgent or emergency disability support requirements you can call Taikura Trust on:
0800-824-5872 or 09-278-6314 or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Call Center and Response team has been stood up to assist. They will be trying to reach as many families as possible to check in, and will send out an email later today reiterating this information.
WVSS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
At this stage, we are proceeding with the plan that school can open for the first day of school this Wednesday 1st February, however with the State of Emergency in place, we are waiting on advice from the ministry of education confirming this.
We will update all families as soon as we have confirmed information.
The team at Wairau are checking emails regularly or you can message via our families facebook page. Please reach out if you need someone to talk to.
Take care everyone.
First School Day for 2023:
Wednesday 1st February
School hours will be 8.30am to 2.30pm - this includes all satellite classes. Students can be dropped to school from 8.15am. Staff will be available at all sites from this time.
Transport providers have been advised and are currently working to ensure all students meet their drivers before school resumes.
If you have any changes in your circumstances, you can update us by emailing: email@example.com
Read about the little project Finlays family have been working on to ensure he gets to go on holiday too.