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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Parent’s Day at Montessori Rongotai

At Montessori Rongotai we recently had our parent’s day from 10am to 12.30pm. We had a lovely morning tea and the parents/whanau mingled and had a chance to meet one another. The morning went well and it was a great opportunity for the parents/whanau to get an insight into their child’s day, see them in […]

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Loud Limbo Luau at ABC Papamoa

ABC Papamoa got behind Loud Shirt Day 2017 by having a Luau!! Our tamariki and kaiako dressed in bright colours and some in Luau theme and enjoyed a day filled of hula, Limbo, and loudness. Each whanau made generous donations to show our support and be a part of giving the gift of sound and […]

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EduKids Redwood’s Pink Pledge!

EduKids Redwood have got right in behind the Breast Cancer Foundations Pink Star Walk. Fundraising and creating awareness for this awesome cause. So far we have raised $700 for the Pink Star Walk!!  So true to her word, Sharyn has kept up her end of the deal and have her hair dyed pink. Whooohooo. If […]

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Getting Involved with our Local Community at TopKids George Street

The Te Awamutu Sharing Shed received some very generous visitors from TopKids George with a fresh supply of mandarins and lemons, along with a few balloons and BestStart magazines, were added to the collection. The Sharing Shed is a local project where items are donated for our community to use as needed. Our TopKids George Street Nursery tamariki […]

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ABC Papamoa celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori

At ABC Papamoa we celebrated Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori (Maori language week) by embracing the language, greeting our friends,parents/whanau and kaiako in Te Reo, we learnt a shape song called Porowhita and learnt what the shapes were called. We learnt a kanikani to the hokey pokey. We also learnt the day, date and month in […]

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Father’s day at ABC Arawhata

Here at ABC Arawhata we held our annual Father’s and Granddad’s evening.  What a lot of fun it was for the children to set the centre up with their favourite activities, then come along that evening and show off our centre, its resources and what neat things they can do here during their day. It […]

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Community Kindy Heuheu Street perform at the Tuwharetoa Festival 2017

After months of preparation and practising at Community Kindy Heuheu Street, our excited Tamariki jumped on a bus and headed to the Tuwharetoa Festival to represent Community Kindy Heuheu Street. The Tuwharetoa Festival is an event held each year over 3 days in Taupo, where Tamariki from primary schools, kura, kindergartens, early childhood centres and […]

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TopKids Stratford visit Stratford Primary School

TopKids Stratford had another great excursion into our local community, visiting Stratford Primary School’s Discovery time with 8 children . This allowed our older children to experience what a school environment is like and were very excited to see their past TopKids friends and older siblings. Throughout the discovery time at Stratford Primary School our children got to […]

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