News for Central Kids Te Akoranga

Fun With Paint

Last week at Te Akoranga the tamariki were enjoying the warmer weather with lots of music and movement mixed with a little paint.  What a fun day! Recipe for fun! 1.  Take a few children 2.  Mix with paint 3. … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Joleen Shilton

Kia ora, My name is Joleen and I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Central Kids Te Akoranga as a teacher. I grew up in Whakatāne and now live in Edgecumbe with my husband … Continue reading

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Travelling Tuatara’s

Today at Central Kids Te Akoranga we had the always amazing Jill and Brian " The Travelling Tuatara's" visit us. They spent time working with the tamariki to set up their backdrop, and the children were the directors as to … Continue reading

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New Administrator/Teacher Aide | Amanda Hurst

Hi, my name is Amanda Hurst.  I live in Edgecumbe in the Bay of Plenty.  I have two children, one is studying in Auckland and the other goes to high school in Whakatāne. My interests are interior design and gardening. … Continue reading

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A visit from St John’s

We recently had a visit from Daniel, he works on an ambulance.  He brought lots of things for us to look at.  Some of the tamariki were able to try on the paramedics high-vis jacket along with the helmet.  Daniel … Continue reading

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Tawhirimatea Turns on the Fun!

Recently we had a wild and windy day at Central Kids Te Akoranga, which we decided to take advantage of. Small groups were taken out the back gate to the field where they were given the chance to try their … Continue reading

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Welcome William

We would like to welcome our newest ESW to our Te Akoranga whānau.   The tamariki love having a male role model around and William is more than willing to get in and play alongside all of the children.  The … Continue reading

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Pirate Mayhem!

This term (term 4, 2015) has seen a huge interest in pirates emerge from the children.  It all started when a mysterious object was left abandoned in the paddock through our viewing window and the children decided it must have … Continue reading

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Anna and her Kiwi Puppet Show

Just before last term break we had Jill from the Travelling Tuataras contact us.  She spoke of a friend who was coming up from Wellington to perform at the Night Magic market and wondered if we would be interested in … Continue reading

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Our Special Lunch

Today, we had a tiny whānau at kindergarten (we think all the rain and wind this morning scared everyone away ha ha!)  So we had a special lunch of sausage sizzle!   We set the table with a beautiful table cloth, … Continue reading

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