- Publish Date
- Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 3:28PM
A number of schools around New Zealand are believed to have received bomb threats, police say.
All children appear to be safe at this stage.
Police are currently in attendance at six schools following calls which were made to each school of a concerning nature.
The schools are Logan Park High School in Dunedin, Wellington High School in Wellington, Tamatea High School in Napier, Burnside High School in Christchurch, Central Normal School in Palmerston North, and Brookfield School in Tauranga.
Police are liaising with each school and the schools have responded in accordance with their local plans which in some cases included the evacuation of the school.
Police are currently assessing the nature of these calls and responding accordingly at each school.