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Category Archives: Kiwicare

Kiwicare Tennessee’s Christmas Carnival

Kiwicare Tennessee hosted their annual Christmas carnival where over 200 children and whanau came together to enjoy fun activities.  We had a bouncy castle, face painting, balloon twisting, a bake sale and a special Elf show.  The children were thrilled and so excited  to see Santa who managed to find time in his busy schedule to visit us. What […]

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Fathers’ Day Breakfast at Kiwicare Tennessee

Kiwicare Tennessee hosted Fathers Day breakfast and invited the children and their whanau. Fathers, mothers and grandparents joined us to celebrate Fathers Day. It was great opportunity for  the Kiwicare Tennessee team to build and strengthen their relationships with the children’s families. Everyone had a lovely morning!

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Olympics Day at Kiwicare Tennessee

The rainy weather didn’t stop the teachers and children at Kiwicare Tennessee from having their Mini Olympics in the Blue House. The children had fun participating in all the indoor activities that were planned for the day. Kylie, the Complex Manager opened the special event. Orange House children and teachers joined the participants in the Blue House. All the children were presented […]

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Open day fun at Tennessee

Last Saturday with the help of our neighbours (EduKids Tennessee and School’s Out) we held an open day and we had such a great time catching up with everyone! Our dining room was converted into an art exhibition and our playgrounds were full of bouncy castles! We had balloon animals and face painting as well […]

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Mothers’ Day Celebrations at BestStart

Our centres nationwide celebrated Mothers’ Day and invited our families to come and enjoy some breakfast and activities. There was lots of laughter and fun. Check out our lovely photos from ABC Tauranga Central, Kiwicare Tennessee, Kiwicare Kenderdine, Montessori School House and TopKids Regent!  

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Kiwicare Kenderdine commemorates ANZAC day

At Kiwicare Kenderdine, ANZAC day was a great event for all of us. Our children were very enthusiastic to learn about what ANZAC day is and what we do to commemorate this day. We used books and media clips to explore what ANZAC day is all about. All children were excited making white headbands and […]

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Turning the “Sky Blue” for Kiwicare Tennessee

Kiwicare Tennessee turned the “Sky Blue” for Fiji who have recently been affected by the cyclone. Children and teachers made decorative head bands and flags to show that we were thinking about them and collected funds to give to those affected. What a great way to show their support!

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Kiwicare Tennessee’s Disco Night!

All our children from Kiwicare Tennessee dressed up and came to an amazing disco – there was laughter, sausages, goodie packs and of course, dancing! Thank you to all the staff for their hardwork with a special mention to Vanessa and Bo for their amazing organising skills and a BIG thank you to all the whanau and […]

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ABC Rotorua East keeping NZ beautiful

ABC Rotorua East picked up one full bag of rubbish, and one bag of recycling, just in one street and the park in 45 minutes.  Our children were very sad that so much rubbish was dumped by people, but were very excited to help clean it up and make a difference!

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Samoan Language Week at Kiwicare Tennessee

Talofa lava all the way from, Samoa Mint House in Kiwicare Tennessee. What a wonderful week we all had in whare puuriri in celebration of Samoa Language Week, 2015. A big thank you to our wonderful parents who came in to bless us with yummy cooking (mea’i) beautiful singing (pese) graceful dancing (siva) as well […]

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