The Ministry of Education have released information for students and parents about what you need to know around school closures. There is also specific information for families who have a child/children with additional needs and what support might look like for them within the four week lockdown. You can read more at Covid-19 coronavirus: What you need to know about school and uni closures
on the New Zealand Herald website.
This article includes a video at the top with information for specific supports for families who have a child/children with additional needs beginning at 5.52 minutes. There is also information for families around activities and ideas for children depending on their age including reading with and to children in the family, keeping a journal or scrapbook and giving children time to be creative. Other home activities include baking, listening to and watching the news, cooking and helping with housework.