Covid 19 coronavirus: KidsCan rolls out food parcels for Tauranga's hungry kids in lockdown

Covid 19 coronavirus: KidsCan rolls out food parcels for Tauranga's hungry kids in lockdown

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

When Tauranga principal Kimberley Henderson-Ginns heard a nationwide lockdown was coming into effect, her stomach dropped.

Not because she thought her pupils may slack off or struggle to get their work done, but instead she wondered how many would be fed without the school.

"My first thought was are these children going to go hungry?"

Henderson-Ginns was the new principal of Greerton Village School, a decile-two primary school in central Tauranga.

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