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Christchurch's Redcliffs School, displaced by 2011 earthquakes, finally returns home today

A Christchurch school is returning to its home site today after the 2011 earthquakes forced it to move.

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Redcliffs School was forced to move its home site following the 2011 earthquakes. Source: 1 NEWS

Redcliffs School has undergone a nine-year rebuild, vacating its original site after a cliff collapse made it unsafe.

An entire generation of the school's students have been taught at a temporary campus in Sumner.

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It was almost shut down in 2016, but a campaign by the school's community prevented its closure.

The school’s new campus will be officially opened later this week by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.