Sunday, September 23, 2012

Save Our Schools Rally

Images from Saturday's 3500 strong gathering to protest the Government's disastrous plans to close or merge Christchurch schools.

Wayne Hawker and Mike Coleman.

Signing the petition banner.

Yaldhurst Model School pupils.

Organiser Wayne Hawker interviewed.

Activist and academic Bronwyn Hayward.

A Yaldhurst School pupil addresses the crowd.

An emotional moment as a Greenpark School pupil describes the effect of the threatened closure.

Wigram MP Megan Woods.

Eugenie Sage of the Green Party.

Te Tai Tonga MP Rino Tirikatene.

MC Mike Coleman with Christchurch City Councillor Yani Johanson.

Yalhurst pupils signing for a deaf classmate.

Contemplating a spell? The Wizard of Christchurch.

Organiser Wayne Hawker among the crowd.

A rousing finale with a vow to continue the fight.

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