News for Central Kids Mill Crescent

Celebrating Matariki

Over the month of June, we celebrated Matariki. We had Whaea Lena come from Firth Primary to teach the children how to make putiputi, whetū and bows. Firth primary came and sung waiata to our tamariki and we also gave … Continue reading

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Super Kids!

Super kids was back today! Jacqui has been on holiday this term, so this is her first visit for term 2.  What a whole lot of fun we had!  Jacqui is an experienced gymnastic teacher who comes to Central Kids … Continue reading

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Constable Bruce

Recently the children have shown an interest in playing police, to extend their learning we organised for Constable Bruce to visit from the Matamata Police Station.   Constable Bruce spoke to the children about what they think police do, there … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Stacey Lithgow

Kia ora koutou Ko Stacey tōku ingoa Ko Te Kopua tōku Marae Ko Maniapoto tōku iwi Hi, my name is Stacey Lithgow and I am excited to be joining the team at Central Kids Mill Crescent in Matamata. I live … Continue reading

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Annual Waitangi Hāngī at Mill Crescent

Celebrating Waitangi Day recently, Central Kids Kindergarten – Mill Crescent, held their Annual Waitangi Hāngī last week with children and their families and whānau enjoying a traditional late lunch. To read further, please click on the image below:

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Kapahaka Visit from Firth Primary

Today the Firth Primary School Kapahaka group came to visit and sang some amazing songs for us.  The children loved the whole performance and enjoyed our manuhiri a putiputi that clever Sharon had made.

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Matariki Celebrations

As part of our Matariki celebrations, we had a hāngī lunch for our family/whānau. The children peeled and prepared all the vegies the day before, and yummy kai cooked in our kai steamer was enjoyed together on a beautiful sunny … Continue reading

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Pizza Making

Recently we used the breadmaker that we purchased with our equity funding at the beginning of the year.  We've used it a few times to make delicious wholemeal bread.  This, though, was the first time we have made pizza.    … Continue reading

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New Teacher Aide | Donna Folwell

Hi, my name is Donna Folwell, and I have recently moved to Matamata from Auckland, with my husband and two grandchildren whom I have cared for for around 13 years.  We are all enjoying living here as it's very relaxing … Continue reading

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Waitangi Hāngī Day

Central Kids Mill Crescent celebrated Waitangi Day on Friday, 5th February with a 'Waitangi Hāngī Day'. To read more, please click on the newspaper image below:   

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