UCOL has decided to reopen the Whanganui campus tomorrow (Friday 7 April).
This decision comes after the Whanganui District Council removed the remaining cordons in the city and lifted the State of Emergency at 11am today.
will remain closed for the rest of the today while the Facilities Management team prepare campus for tomorrow. Facilities Management have inspected the campus and can report that there is no water damage.
Although the cordon has been removed, UCOL has asked students to not attempt to enter campus today.
When classes resume tomorrow, students will be advised as to what needs to be done regarding any missed classes and/or assessments.
If you are driving please continue to exercise caution, particularly on rural roads. Please drive to the conditions and be mindful that there is a still a risk of slips.
You can check the status of the roads by calling 0800 4HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) or visiting:
The Whanganui District Council has stated that the Whanganui River Road is now open, Creek Road is closed due to a slip, and Koatanui Road is closed due to slips and dropouts.