2000 Cantabrians protested at school closures.
More than 2000 Cantabrians have gathered in Christchurch to rally against proposed changes to the region’s education system.
The thousands, who gathered across four netball courts at Hagley Park, urged Education Minister Hekia Parata to “leave our kids alone”.
Students, principles and MPs added their voice against the government’s proposal to shut 13 schools and merge 18 others.
Cantabrians would protest if you gave them all each $500,000.
They would think they should have been given $500,001.
Still the way Hekia Parata has backed down in her portfolio already they have a fair chance of the wuss out option. The Unions smell a weak Minister. I mean many of the Labour MP’s screaming blue murder were involved in massive school closures….yes Mallard we are looking at you.
Your local school closes, the taxpayer pays for your child to go to another. The world does not end.
In the meantime uninsured homeowners, those who can afford a house but not insurance, have been bailed out by the taxpayer and billions is being poured into the region.