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Human Interest - Local
Written by Andre Hueber, The Northen Advocate   
Monday, 06 December 2010

Expensive: Ngunguru triplets (from left) Sophie, Libby and Zoe Jennings could be faced with uncertainty on their bus ride to and from school in Whangarei. Photo / John Stone

A Government policy on school buses could contravene the Human Rights Act and see students left on the side of the road, a Whangarei principal says.

From the start of 2011 students who want to take a bus to a school - other than their nearest school - will be able to do so only with permission from the board of trustees of the school serviced by the bus. They will also be required to pay for the entire trip. At present students catch a free bus to their nearest school then pay for a shuttle or link bus to the school of their choice.

Kamo High School principal Bernie Taffs says the policy gives priority to students from religious and Maori immersion schools and could contravene the Human Rights Act.

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