Coronavirus: Far North principal worried Covid-19 will tip more Kiwi kids into poverty
Karena Tamehana is the principal of Rawene Primary School in the Far North. As schools prepare to return under level 2 on Monday, she writes about her fear of the pandemic's implications for children and communities already grappling with poverty.
OPINION: I can’t wait to see our tamariki again. They are the wee heroes of this coronavirus lockdown. All the things they love — like sports, school, being with friends — taken away.