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This is the one time where Chris Hipkins' many portfolios are perfectly aligned - Covid Response Minister and Education Minster.
He's made a tough call. Was it the right decision?
I can't help feel that it was the only decision the Government could really make.
As a parent, I can see the impact on my children who haven't been able to see their friends.
The zoom meetings just aren't cutting it.
Tim Beveridge on the Government's decision for school's to return from November 17.