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Muddy The Lamb Comes To Play

At ABC Havelock North we think it’s always wonderful for the children to experience nature at its best, but more importantly how to nurture and embrace these care moments for all living things. We were really thankful for this experience when Debbie Northe our BestStart Business Manager brought in Muddy, a ewe lamb from her […]

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Visiting Mangarau Gardens

ABC Havelock North went on an excursion to Mangarau Gardens, our local community gardens. This Autumn morning started off cold, so we wrapped up warm and headed off on our walk. Along the way we stopped and check out our local stream. We were excited to see some ducks enjoying a swim. We soon arrived […]

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Mother’s Day

ABC Havelock North recently held their annual Mother’s Day celebration – an afternoon tea for all our centre mothers.  What a fantastic turnout!  It was wonderful to see faces light up when tamariki saw their Mums walk through the door.  Everyone enjoyed a shared afternoon tea of hot savouries, homemade slices and a hot drink […]

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ANZAC Celebrations

The children, families and teachers of ABC Havelock North went for walk to the Havelock North Village Cenotaph in honour of the ANZACs. Together we laid our very own wreath at the Cenotaph, where we all took a minute of silence in respect for the ANZACs. In parting we sung “Te Aroha” to express the […]

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Family Remembrance at ABC Havelock North

To honour the ANZACs at ABC Havelock North we had Lily and Angus’ family come in to share their knowledge and treasures. Lily and Angus’ Mum Kirsty shared her whakapapa and family history about her Grandfathers during the war. Lily and Angus’ Dad David shared his experience of serving in the RNZAF and RAF for […]

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Community Matariki celebration

On Sunday, 12 June 2016 ABC Havelock North joined our neighbourhood Matariki celebrations held at the Mangarau Garden and Community Space.  Our centre have been invited to join the community garden and have been offered a garden plot.  This will be an excellent opportunity for the children to be involved in the wider community and […]

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