Coronavirus: Far North principal worried Covid-19 will tip more Kiwi kids into poverty

Coronavirus: Far North principal worried Covid-19 will tip more Kiwi kids into poverty

Sunday, May 17, 2020

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.

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