Coast Cleanup Day September 2020


We held an event this month to clean up two coastal areas, New Brighton Beach and Woodend Beach as part of our Kaitiaki of Ōtautahi programme. The children and educators who participated received their Environment Warrior Badge for their mahi. We read Little Hector and the Big Idea and found out what we can all do to help …

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Term 4 Newsletter 2019

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Welcome to Term 4 We have just begun the final term of 2019 and are looking forward to the warmer weather, sunhats are essential this term. It is a good idea to leave a sun hat in your child’s bag or at your home educators house to be used daily. Please sun block your child before arrival …

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Parenting Week 2019

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We had a great evening last night at Parenting Week, Christchurch hosting Celia Hogan from Little Kiwis Nature Play. Celia spoke about Improving Mental Health through Nature Play. She is an inspiration to all parents and teachers wanting to get back to nature, and a wealth of practical knowledge. Thanks Celia! Photo Cred to Dr Ellie from Native Chiropractic. …

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Term 3 Newsletter 2019

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Kia Ora Koutou and welcome to term 3! We are in the midst of winter now and the days are cold! With that, please ensure you pack in you pack a warm hat, jacket and gumboots in your child’s bag each day so the children can continue to explore outdoors, learn from nature and attend …

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Term 2 Newsletter 2019


Kia Ora Koutou and welcome to term 2. We have some fun in the pipeline for this term, parents are always welcome to attend any of our planned programme events, check out the ‘upcoming events’ section and feel free to join in, we love to see parents involved in the programme! Mum2mum discount on wet …

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Term 1 Newsletter 2019


Kia ora Whanau, Term 1 is underway! We hope you have all had a wonderful time over the festive season and creating memories with family and friends. We are excited about this year’s plan of events, we plan our outings based on the interests of the children. If you have any suggestions for our monthly …

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We have been talking with our educators lately about celebrating Kai time with a special ritual. This was firstly introduced at our weekly playgroup with table cloths for the tables and vases with flowers in them. This has followed onto the educators own home programmes with the children setting the table, picking their own flowers and …

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At home with Nessa


Our video ‘At home with Nessa’ captures the essence of PLAY, as Albert Einstein said “Play is the highest form of research”. Nessa lives in Belfast with her husband Sandro and two Children, Giancarlo and Zara. Call us for further information, 0800 Inhome Click here

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Winter Wellness

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Winter Wellness Top 5 Tips BOOST YOUR VITAMIN C Vitamin C helps keep your immune system healthy and can help reduce the length and severity of a cold. However, it is no use swallowing endless vitamin C supplements when you have a cold – that really won’t help. You need to have plenty of foods …

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Term 2 Newsletter 2017


Kia ora and Welcome to Term 2 Can you believe that it is Autumn already! This time of year is perfect for exploring nature as we run through the fallen leaves, search under rocks and stones for bugs and slugs to be found and enjoy the mid morning to mid afternoon sun shine. We have …

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