News for Central Kids Matatā

Recycling Helps all Creatures

Baa Baa three lambs have you got a shed? Yes sir, yes sir, this will be our bed Out of the cold, and away from the rain Until Te Rā peeps out his head again…… Val shared some photos of … Continue reading

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Arbour Day 2017

This year Arbour Day fell on Queen's Birthday weekend, but we weren't going to let that stop us here at Central Kids Matatā.  We celebrated Arbour Day on the 6th June instead of the 5th. Firstly we did an impromptu … Continue reading

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May 2017 Pānui | Newsletter

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New Teacher | Zarah Atarau

Kia ora, my name is Zarah Atarau, I am 31 years old and live in Whakatāne. I am a qualified registered teacher and have been in early childhood for the past 12 years.  I grew up in Kawerau and Matatā. … Continue reading

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Introducing Val Brooking

Kia ora koutou My name is Val Brooking, and I am extremely excited to be the new Administrator for Central Kids Matatā ELC.  I come from an administrative background of over 20 years. I was born in Kawerau and moved … Continue reading

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A Farewell for “Our Penny”

A farewell for "Our Penny" At the end of 2016, we bid adieu to "Our Penny", our amazing administrator of over 10 years here at the centre.  We celebrated our beloved Penny in the only way we could….. while at … Continue reading

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December Pānui

Please click on the below image to read about: Farewell to Penny Christmas Party Thanks and more……………..  

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October Newsletter

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Our Huihuinga

This year we had the privilege of spending two days in Rotorua, at a conference for everyone under the 'Central Kids' umbrella, this year's theme for our Huihuinga was "I have a Voice | Tōku Reo Tōku Ohooho" Our two … Continue reading

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Ka Pai Poppa Steve

…………. you brought us in some magnificent creatures to look at.  From sheep, a peacock, a rabbit, a hare and a stoat. These have lead on from the fish and the small shark that the teachers have brought in.  How … Continue reading

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