Aug 17, 2022

Waimea College will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 18 August.

Since our last update the weather event being experienced in the region has been upgraded to a red weather warning.  

Key Points:

  • A state of emergency has been declared for the Nelson-Tasman region.
  • Local councils are discouraging non-essential travel and requesting that people work from home. 
  • Waimea College will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 18 August. 
  • We are aware that some students and families are heavily impacted by this event with flooding and/or loss of electricity. A formal online learning programme will not be in place tomorrow, however students are encouraged to check Microsoft Teams and to engage with school work where they are able.
  • A reminder that Waimea College is also closed on Friday 19 August which was scheduled as a region-wide Teacher Only Day.
  • We will keep you up-to-date with further information when we know more. 

Please share this news with others. In the meantime stay safe, stay dry and look after each other. 

Ngā mihi,

Scott Haines


By Scott Haines