27 Jan 2017

Principals say holiday move a good idea - in theory

From Morning Report, 7:40 am on 27 January 2017

Prompted by one of the wettest, wildest and coldest Christmas holiday season in years, the United Future Leader Peter Dunne wants to put the sun back in summer.

Rain in Dunedin as severe weather starts to hit Otago.

Photo: RNZ / Lydia Anderson

He's launched an online petition seeking support to move school holidays so they fall during the late January early February period which usually has sunnier and warmer weather.