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Strengthening Community Connections

At BestStart Onehunga we have been exploring our community connections and ways in which we can strengthen these. We have been working on risk assessments for the children to begin adventuring out into the local community more and we have reached out to the local primary schools to look at setting up regular transition visits […]

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Our Matariki Creations On Display

The tamariki and Kaiako at BestStart Richmond Kindy were busy putting together many beautiful Maori creations in celebration of Matariki. These collaborative creations have been proudly displayed within the Kindy and out in our community at the Taupo Public Library for all to admire. The Kaiako, tamariki and whanau also worked together preparing a huge […]

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Matariki Celebrations

What a wonderful night we had at BestStart Richmond Kindy when we celebrated Matarki with a traditional dinner. Our lovely families brought in vegetable and the children helped prepare these to cook. Our families got together to catch up and have fun.  

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Celebrating Matariki

On 19 July 2018, the children, staff and whanau of Beststart Regent Kindy gathered together for a night of fun and fellowship over lively musical presentation and yummy kai. Over the past month, the children have been getting to know Maui and other Maori legends and waiata. The children’s practices and preparations led them to […]

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WAM performance excitement

Wow, BestStart Melling have had a month of performance, song and wearable arts. This year BestStart decided to put on a wearable arts event that involved all of the BestStart centres in the Lower North Island.  We are a brand new centre with lots of diverse cultures and we love to include family, get out […]

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WAM Festival

BestStart Raumati was one of 24 BestStart centres participating in the inaugural WAM festival (Wearable Arts and Music) on 18 July. The festival was all about encouraging creativity and learning about sustainability. The key was to have fun being creative. What an incredible experience it was for our children. So much excitement and preparation went […]

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WAM Festival fun

BestStart Arawhata Rd Kindy was one of 24 BestStart centres participating in the inaugural WAM festival (Wearable Arts and Music) on 18 July. The festival was all about encouraging creativity and learning about sustainability. The key was to have fun being creative. What an incredible experience it was for our children. So much excitement and […]

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WAM wonderland

BestStart Waikanae were one of 24 BestStart centres participating in the inaugural WAM festival (Wearable Arts and Music) on 18 July. The festival was all about encouraging creativity and learning about sustainability. The key was to have fun being creative. What an incredible experience it was for our children. So much excitement and preparation went […]

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WAM Festival stars

BestStart Paraparaumu were one of 24 BestStart centres participating in the inaugural WAM festival (Wearable Arts and Music) on 18 July. The festival was all about encouraging creativity and learning about sustainability. The key was to have fun being creative. What an incredible experience it was for our children. So much excitement and preparation went […]

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We Have Our Gold Healthy Heart Award!!

We are proud to say that here at BestStart Totara Street we have received our gold healthy heart award from the Heart Foundation. We are dedicated to creating an environment that promotes healthy, delicious foods and physical activity. We are all very proud of this achievement.        

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