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Thinking of everyone in Christchurch at this time. If you have any concerns please contact the Police on 0800 115 019. The Red Cross's website Restoring Family links has been activated for the incident. Schools and early learning services who need support following the tragic events on Friday please contact the Ministry's Traumatic Incident team on 0800 848 326 (NZ only) at any time. All schools and early learning services are now open. Parents should contact their school or early learning service directly for the most up-to-date information.

Tips for parents and educators: Supporting children and young people

Resources to help with mental distress after Christchurch incident — Ministry of Health website  

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Entries open for 2019 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards

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