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Tumble Times

As part of ABC Papanui’s Hauora/well-being initiative the nursery children went on an excursion to Tumble Times.  The children had an amazing experience getting to challenge and test their physical skills as well as developing the confidence to take risks on the equipment.  We really enjoyed exploring the big bouncy mats, the climbing frames and […]

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Health at the Heart

Over the last 6 months the children, families and staff at ABC Papanui have been working hard to gain our Silver Healthy Heart Award.  We  have been getting physical with Jiggle Jam, walks into the community and lots of exercise in our big playground.   The children have been bringing in healthy lunches and we have […]

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Matariki celebrations

ABC Papanui celebrated Matariki with a Hangi.  This day was all about our families and community coming together as one to create a special day of celebration, Ray one of our dads – took the day off work to lead us through the Hangi, our partners took the day off to help, and Georgie our […]

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Xmas Adventure!

As part of ABC Papanui’s focus on ‘The community’, we decided to take a trip to Northlands Mall for the children to visit Santa. We walked and took the bus to the mall, we were so excited to catch the blue bus! This year, the Christmas grotto display featured augmented reality where the children could […]

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