Giving Blankets To Those In Need
ABC Rotorua Sunset has been supporting the ‘Give a kid a blanket Rotorua’ initiative by collecting new and second hand blankets for children who are facing a cold winter without the warmth of even a blanket. We are very grateful for the support of our centre whanau in collecting donations.
Going On A Dinosaur Hunt
The tamariki of ABC Rotorua Sunset recently enjoyed an excursion to the ‘All Seasons Holiday Park’ to go on a dinosaur hunt. At present, dinosaurs are a huge interest of our tamariki and we are very lucky to have the use of our centre van so our children can venture into the community to extend their learning.
Visiting Mt Ngongotaha
What a beautiful day for the children of ABC Rotorua Sunset to embark on an excursion up Mt. Ngongotaha to learn about our local area and legends. We had amazing views of our city locating Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Mt. Tarawera and many more local landmarks. One of the highlights of our trip was catching a ride up […]
Our tamariki in the preschool room have been taking responsibility for the well-being of both themselves and the other tamariki at ABC Rotorua Sunset today. Here they are creating delicious healthy pizza’s with our fantastic cook Victoria for lunch. Don’t they look tasty?! What an awesome selection of toppings!
At ABC Rotorua Sunset, we love the respectful nature in which our tamariki have been utilising our 100’s of bottle tops to foster their creativity. This loose parts learning experience had the children coming and going all day as they pleased whilst they continually added to each others creations.
We recently welcomed two precious new additions to our centre whanau. We were both lucky and extremely grateful to be gifted four wahakura (flax bassinet) to safely accommodate our new arrivals during their sleep times and gift to our expecting parents here at ABC Rotorua Sunset.
Meet the Mayor
This morning the children of ABC Rotorua Sunset and residents of The Gardens Retirement Village met with the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Rotorua. We were able to share our initiative and work around inter-generational interactions and how we hope to drive change within our community.
Intergenerational Interactions at ABC Rotorua Sunset
ABC Rotorua Sunset find great joy in the respectful relationships we have built with our friends at The Gardens. Based on the success of our regular, play-based programme between our preschoolers and the residents of The Gardens, we received an invitation to join the ‘Dementia Friendly Rotorua’ steering group. We currently have a representative from […]
Explore the Fairy Grotto
The children of ABC Rotorua Sunset have been taking part in the current #rotorocks craze. We have been hiding rocks in and around the magical ‘Fairy Grotto’ located in the Redwoods. A few weeks ago the children were excited yet curious to discover a ‘smurf’ rock in one of our centre trees. We decided to paint some of our own rocks […]
Rotorua Ekiden 2017
On the weekend two teams of enthusiastic teachers, cooks, managers, administrators and relievers from ABC Rotorua Sunset, TopKids Pukuatua and ABC Hillcrest took part in the 2017 Rotorua Ekiden. This was our third year participating in this team event around Lake Rotorua with each team running 42.2km. This means combined, our two teams ran a total […]