BestStart Blog

Tag Archives: ABC parklands


This year for ABC Parklands‘ Matariki celebration we had a week full of fun experiences for the tamariki to participate in. We wrapped up the week with a performance and shared hangi for dinner for our whanau. This was a big success and we had 70-odd mums, dads, aunties, uncles and grandparents attend. A huge thank […]

Read the full article

Community connections

Here at ABC Parklands we like to be involved in and support our local community. We regularly have canned food drives and recently we collected Easter eggs and gifts for the Battered Women Trust. We love these events as we feel it encourages our families to support those who are less fortunate. Our children get […]

Read the full article

Celebrating Matariki

ABC Parklands held a  Matariki event in their center. We had two of our parents come along and help us to cook the hangi, the children helped by peeling and chopping the vegetables and by making the vege soup and Maori bread.  We had between 85-95 parents attend this event and even though it was a very cold […]

Read the full article