Fire Brigade visit
ABC Albany had a special visit from the local Fire Brigade recently. The children were able to learn a lot about fire safety and to have fun trying out the fireman uniform.
Twinkling in the winter sky, just before dawn, Matariki signals the Māori New Year. Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars, also known as the Pleiades. It rises in mid-winter and for many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year. Matariki literally means the ‘eyes of god’ (mata ariki) or […]
St Patrick’s Day Celebrations
ABC Albany Tahi children and teachers have been preparing for St.Patrick’s day celebrations. The children worked very hard making a collage rainbow, shamrocks and even leprechauns. On St Patrick’s day everyone dressed in green and we were so proud of our art work on display. “Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit!”
ABC Albany, ABC Waterview and Kiwicare Avondale Receive New Playhouses from Makita
Excited children at ABC Albany, ABC Waterview and Kiwicare Avondale received brand new playhouses for their outdoor areas over the weekend. The gifted playhouses were built by the hard-working staff at Makita (New Zealand) Ltd. Makita had been building the houses as part of a team building exercise and decided to donate them to the […]