Re- Entry Level 2
NEWSLETTER 7th SEPTEMBER 2021
Kia Ora Koutou
Following the Government’s announcement we welcome students back to school on Thursday. Strict adherence to Level 2 Protocols will be observed.
Students will need to bring their own lunch and drink bottle on Thursday and Friday.
"Lunch in Schools" at Hawera Intermediate will resume again on Monday 13th September.
Drinking Fountains will not operate under Level 2, students will need to bring drink bottles daily, these filled at classroom taps.
Distance learning will not take place tomorrow, Wednesday, as teachers will be preparing for students return.
On-Line Learning or the use of hard pack material will continue at school on Thursday and Friday, please return all devices and if your child has headphones forward these on Thursday,
Please familiarize yourself with the following protocols.
Tomorrow, we continue to welcome back those children of essential workers already placed in a bubble.
Ngā mihi nui
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) have staff available and ready to support families in need.
See below a list of useful information regarding the types of support available, and how to best access this support. Please feel free to share this with your school community.
To confirm availability contact MSD via:
- Telephone: 0800 559 009
- Website: https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/
- MyMSD : https://www.workandincome.govt.nz/online-services/mymsd/index.html
It is important to note:
Support is available to all New Zealanders on a low income, not just those currently on a benefit. This includes support to pay for food, power, rent, mortgage and other necessities.
This includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Support to pay for food, power, rent, mortgage, board
- Wage Subsidy
- Short Term Absence Payment
- Leave Support Scheme
- Resurgence Support Payment
- Small Business Cashflow Scheme
Up to date information relating to alert levels and further support available may be found at: https://covid19.govt.nz/about-this-site/contact-and-support/
MSD works closely with emergency management offices and other key regional groups to ensure emergency housing is available for those who fit MSD eligibility criteria. It’s important that anyone needing accommodation contacts MSD staff to ensure the right support is provided.
Further information is available through the Contact and Support page on the Unite against Covid-19 website here:
Information relating to the wage subsidy, including eligibility and application is available here:
Important: Information provided in an application must be correct and match the information held by IRD for the business or organisation to which the application refers.
The latest update on doing business at Alert Level 3 is here.
NZ Superannuation queries
Phone: 0800 552 002
For Deaf, hearing impaired and speech impaired Deaf Link Free-fax: 0800 621 621
Text: 029 286 7170
Calendar dates- Alert Level dependent
- 17 September - Tatarakihi Festival- Cancelled
- 22 September - Camp Information Evening
- 29 September - Inter School Cross Country
- 1 October Term 3 Ends
- 18 October Term 4 Start
- 20-22 October - Variety Concert/s
- 25 October Labour Day - School CLOSED
- 26 - 29 October School Camps
- 16 November - School Athletics
- 22 - 30 November - Life Education Truck visiting HIS
- 15 December - Service Assembly
- 16 December - Formal Assembly
Practise Good Hygiene
Wash your hands with soap. Cough or sneeze into your elbow. Clean surfaces.
Keep Track of Where You've Been
Help our health services reach people quickly to stop any further spread
Stay Home if You're Sick
If you have cold or flu symptoms you should stay at home and call your doctor or Healthline.