Pursuant to section 156A of the Education Act 1989, I hereby declare that Porangahau School and Mangaorapa School will merge on 28 January 2016.
Porangahau School will be the continuing school and the board of Porangahau School will be the board of the continuing school.
The interim period will commence on 20 April 2015 and end at the close of day before the date on which new trustees take office following an election.
Dated this 12th day of December 2014.
KATRINA CASEY, Deputy Secretary, Sector Enablement and Support, Ministry of Education.