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Mighty Maui
Mighty Maui - Takaro Kindergarten

In March, Takaro Kindergarten's tamariki, whānau and team, along with Whāea Josie’s junior class from Te Kura O Takaro were privileged to be entertained and participate in the ’Mighty Maui’ puppet show.

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Campbell Street Open Day
Campbell Street Open Day - Campbell Street Kindergarten

The doors were thrown wide open at Campbell Street Kindergarten on Saturday, 14 March, welcoming current and potential families to join in market day activities and learn more about the wonderful teaching and learning kindergarten offers.

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Busy Bees
Busy Bees - Follett Street Kindergarten

Follett Street Kindergarten children were excited when their friend Otto brought in some honeycomb from his hives at home to show everyone. This led to a discussion about how bees collect nectar and turn it into honey. Otto’s mum Lucy offered to bring in a frame out of their hive, along with the equipment for collecting the honey so that the kindergarten children could learn more.

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Over the school fence
Over the school fence - Awapuni Kindergarten

Awapuni School and Awapuni Kindergarten met during Term One to develop ideas for strengthening the school and kindergarten relationship. The kindergarten has taken eight of their oldest children over to the school, joining in the new entrant class’ literacy programme one-hour sessions. Recently they worked on their phonics and the letter h.

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5+ A Day Wheel-A-Thon
5+ A Day Wheel-A-Thon - West End Kindergarten

West End Kindergarten families and friends had a fun time at their recent 5+ A Day ECE Challenge wheel-a-thon. The challenge is a nationally run campaign, encouraging young children to add an extra serving of fresh fruit and vegetables to their day. The two-hour wheel-a-thon saw a number of decorated bikes, trikes, scooters and karts zipping around Kartsport’s track in Longburn.

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Oroua River Hui
Oroua River Hui - Manchester Kindergarten

Some families and teachers from Manchester Kindergarten had an exciting morning recently when they were part of a large group who got together at Taimoana Park in Feilding for the Ōroua awa hui. The river hui was well attended by various members of the education community.

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Bi-Cultural Learning
Bi-Cultural Learning - Follett Street Kindergarten

Jerome Kavanagh, our new Cultural Advisor, plays a variety of Taonga Puoro (traditional Māori musical instruments). During his first term with the Association, he has been visiting kindergartens and sharing his world-reknown talents and knowledge of Māori heritage.

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Zappo's magical lifesaver show
Zappo's magical lifesaver show - Mill Street Kindergarten

A regular visitor to Mill Street Kindergarten is Zappo the Magician. His popularity is evident in the open arms and welcoming smiles he received on his recent visit. This time his Magical Lifesaver Show focused on being safe around water and to be sun safe. His sense of humour and magical talents enthralled the children and adults alike.

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A magical Christmas party
A magical Christmas party - Feilding Kindergarten

Christmas is a time when people from all walks of life can come together to celebrate. With the big day approaching, and Feilding Kindergarten children beginning to itch with excitement, an end-of-year Christmas party was thrown. The event was fabulous, with a great turnout of current and past families, and even extended whanau who came to share in the evening's festivities.

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Te ao Maori knowledge
Te ao Maori knowledge - Kelvin Grove Kindergarten

After two years of study, Kelvin Grove Head Teacher Leanne Walls has completed upgrading her Early Childhood Education Diploma to a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) with Te Tari Puna Ora o Aotearoa. Leanne says she was fortunate that Taukaea Ngatai-Cribb enrolled at Kelvin Grove Kindergarten at the beginning of this year.

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