Livestream link to Chch schools announcement

JUBILANT: Deputy Principal Ann-Marie Garden is rapt with the decision.
JUBILANT: Deputy Principal Ann-Marie Garden is rapt with the decision.
HAPPY: Ouruhia School receives good news from the Ministry of Education that it can stay open but will eventually have to relocate.
HAPPY: Ouruhia School receives good news from the Ministry of Education that it can stay open but will eventually have to relocate.
THRILLED: Ouruhia School teachers and parents are delighted with the news.
THRILLED: Ouruhia School teachers and parents are delighted with the news.
RELIEF: Ouruhia School Principal Mark Ashmore-Smith is stoked with the good news
RELIEF: Ouruhia School Principal Mark Ashmore-Smith is stoked with the good news
ANNOUNCEMENT: Education Minister Hekia Parata makes the official announcement of school closures and mergers.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Education Minister Hekia Parata makes the official announcement of school closures and mergers.
OFFICIAL: Schools to close.
OFFICIAL: Schools to close.
OFFICIAL: Schools to stay open.
OFFICIAL: Schools to stay open.
OFFICIAL: Schools to merge.
OFFICIAL: Schools to merge.
SHOCKED: Phillipstown School pupils react to the news that their school will merge with Woolston School.
SHOCKED: Phillipstown School pupils react to the news that their school will merge with Woolston School.
COMFORTED: Phillipstown School teacher Sunny West hugs one of her pupils after they were told the news their school will merge with Woolston School.
COMFORTED: Phillipstown School teacher Sunny West hugs one of her pupils after they were told the news their school will merge with Woolston School.
Phillipstown School principal Tony Simpson emerges from a meeting with Ministry of Education officials.
Phillipstown School principal Tony Simpson emerges from a meeting with Ministry of Education officials.
Phillipstown School staff gather to hear the outcome of their school.
Phillipstown School staff gather to hear the outcome of their school.

Today 31 schools will learn, for the interim, whether they are to close or merge, with the Government announcing its latest proposals for a shake-up of the city's schools.

You can see the Ministry of Education's livestream feed of the announcement by clicking here from midday.