It's an anxious wait for parents ahead of primary schools re-opening in Auckland and Waikato next week.
Auckland's Viscount School principal Shirley Hardcastle says there is apprehension about, with parents wanting to know they will make sure students are safe.
But while the Auckland Principals' Association agrees it's an uncertain time, president Stephen Lethbridge says it's time to get back to normal.
Hardcastle and Lethbridge spoke to The AM Show.
Watch the video.