News for Central Kids Huntly West

New Teacher | Anita Goodall

Hi, my name is Anita Goodall.  I am a wife and mother of four wonderful girls ranging in age from preschool to secondary school. Previously I had spent 18 years teaching at Huntly West Kindergarten.  I have spent the last … Continue reading

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Our New Playground

This was the big day that we had all been waiting for, the opening of the newly refurbished section of our playground. The children have watched in anticipation behind a safety fence over the last two or three weeks as … Continue reading

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Under 5 Fun Day

 On Friday, 24th March, Central Kids Huntly West participated in a Sport Waikato Under 5 Energize Fun Day.  It was a good opportunity for our four year olds to be part of a community event and come together with their … Continue reading

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Looking After Our Teeth

This morning Jo from Sports Waikato visited us to share some information about how we can care for our teeth. She managed to catch up with a number of parents first thing to answer any questions they might have and … Continue reading

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Waitangi Celebrations

On the 3rd February, the Central Kids Huntly West whānau enjoyed a lunch together to celebrate the upcoming Waitangi Day. We feasted on sausages, popcorn, fruit and banana cake. Waitangi Day is about celebrating who we are and uniting in … Continue reading

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Swing Ball

Having recently purchased two "swing ball" sets, we have enjoyed the awesome learning that has come about as the children challenge themselves to have a go.  Some of the learning, the game has supported has included: Turn taking:  something that can … Continue reading

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Koroneihana 2016

On Friday, 19th August we had a small rōpū of our four year old learners along with Whaea Lisa, Debbie and their whānau attend the annual Koroneihana/Coronation Commemoration.  This key event marks the time when Kīngi Tuiheitia ascended the throne … Continue reading

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Celebrating Matariki

On Friday, 24th June we had our annual Matariki Disco.  It was a wonderful opportunity to strengthen the whanaungatanga (relationships) of our kindergarten community and extend on our manaakitanga. Everyone brought along a plate of kai to share and then … Continue reading

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Guava Trees

We were very lucky to receive two Guava Trees as a gift from one of our whānau.  We decided that we would plant them so to create a guava hedge and today was a perfect day for planting. Our first … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Lisa Goddard

Tū rangatira tōku maunga Mangaroa i te ao i te po Rere kau ana to awa o Kereru Rauika mai ki te marae o Maungaroa Te Whare Whakaruruhau mō te hapū o Kaiaio Te mana, te ihi o te iwi … Continue reading

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