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Visitor from the community
Visitor from the community - Campbell Street Kindergarten

Campbell Street Kindergarten has been treated to some interesting visitors lately. Firstly, they welcomed Cracker Jim to afternoon mat time. Cracker Jim is a farmer who writes children's books full of characters created to explain, entertain and educate children about farming. Cracker Jim shared his latest publication Flossie and the Drought.

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Frozen Disco
Frozen Disco - Ashhurst Kindergarten

Saying goodbye to winter was done in style at Ashhurst Kindergarten recently. Their winter disco, based on the popular children's movie Frozen, enchanted everyone. Many of the kindergarten girls dressed up as the main movie character Anna, while some of the boys put on their flashest threads.

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Community Commonwealth Games
Community Commonwealth Games - Milverton Kindergarten

Hokowhitu School's Ruahine Team recently organised, and ran at Milverton Park, a Commonwealth Games for Milverton Kindergarten. The primary school's senior students did an amazing job with their planning which even included the ‘Queen' officially opening and closing the games.

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Celebrating Matariki
Celebrating Matariki - Linton Kindergarten

Linton Kindergarten held their first Matariki celebration in June. Matariki is the name for a cluster of stars that only rises once a year, traditionally marking the Māori New Year as a time to remember those who have passed, and celebrate new life and the year ahead. The celebration reminded the tamariki of their bicultural heritage.

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Farewell to Nicola Billman
Farewell to Nicola Billman - West End Kindergarten

It's always sad to farewell a teacher, particularly when it's someone like Nicola Billman, who has been with West End Kindergarten for 10 years. A special occasion was held to say thanks to Nicola for her teaching and community support for such a significant period. On the same day, the kindergarten was presented with a Heart Foundation Healthy Heart Award.

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Grandparents and Friends
Grandparents and Friends - Parkland Kindergarten

Grandparents and Special Friends Days were held at Parkland Kindergarten 28 and 29 May, providing an opportunity for grandparents, friends and whānau to spend time engaging with children and teachers.

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A visit to Ohakea
A visit to Ohakea - Hokowhitu Kindergarten

An invitation by Lucy's Dad, Squadron Leader Tim Costley, saw 38 children and 20 adults climb on board a bus and make their way to the Royal New Zealand Air Force base at Ohakea. The excitement of watching NH90 helicopters practice their take off and landings, was taken to another level when the children were allowed to climb into the cockpit of one.

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Children's Day
Children's Day - Pahiatua Early Learning

Each year, the first Sunday in March is dedicated to Children's Day. To help celebrate Pahiatua Kindergarten and Holyoake Kindergarten teachers worked alongside each other at the Pahiatua Family Picnic in the Park. The event, held at Carnival Park, was a community day based on the theme ‘treasure our children'.

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Children's Day
Children's Day - Holyoake Kindergarten

Each year, the first Sunday in March is dedicated to Children's Day. To help celebrate Pahiatua Kindergarten and Holyoake Kindergarten teachers worked alongside each other at the Pahiatua Family Picnic in the Park. The event, held at Carnival Park, was a community day based on the theme ‘treasure our children'.

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5+ A Day Challenge
5+ A Day Challenge - Roslyn Kindergarten

Roslyn Kindergarten's philosophy is founded on an action-based approach to education and sustainable practices, encouraging the children to become catalysts for change in their families. Participating in the 5+ A Day Challenge throughout February was a perfect fit.

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