News for Central Kids Ōwhata

Monkey Bar Challenge

Kia ora Destiny, Wah hoo! The other day I took some photos of you swinging yourself and today it was the monkey bar challenge. What I noticed was that once you had made it to the end one way, you … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Today at Central Kids Ōwhata the teachers and tamariki had a wonderful surprise – snow! It is very rare to see snow falling here, but today just after lunch we looked out the window and saw it falling gently from … Continue reading

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Whakatau for Denise

Central Kids Ōwhata welcomed new teacher Denise Durbin to our kindergarten. Arama our Pouawhina led the mihi and other guests included Gail, our Professional Leader, Karen, acting head teacher at Central Kids Fordlands and Gavin, Denise's husband as well as … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Denise Durbin

Ko Whetūmatarau te maunga Ko Awatere te awa Ko Horouta te waka Ko Ngāti Porou te Iwi Ko Tuwhakairiora te hapū Ko Hinerupe te marae Ko Denise Durbin ahau Kia orana, my name is Denise Durbin and I am really … Continue reading

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NZ Children’s Day

It was NZ Children's Day on Sunday, so to celebrate how special our tamariki are we had a Pirate Picnic and Fun Day for them. After building our pirate ship, we had a picnic morning tea, then went on a … Continue reading

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Christmas Cake

Thank you tamariki for helping me to make a Christmas cake this morning.  You were all so patient waiting for a turn to add ingredients, stir, and beat the mixture. EVERYBODY go a turn…… and just as well !  It … Continue reading

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Undercover Cody

Today, Undercover Cody, the Cancer Society Mascot, visited Central Kids Ōwhata.  Undercover Cody had a beach party with the children.  Before the party started the children were given a timely reminder on how to be "sun-smart" during the summer, even … Continue reading

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Recycle

Here at Central Kids Ōwhata, part of our vision for the future is to become more sustainable.   One way we do this is to recycle some of our rubbish.  Now we are also collecting our Glad Wrap and Glad … Continue reading

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Library Visit

In September the tamariki from Central Kids Ōwhata were taken on an excursion to Rotorua Library to have a turn in making paper tulips, here are the tamariki hard at work.

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Getting out into our Community

Today, to help enhance the ongoing interest of these tamariki in using our kindergarten hospital play equipment, Nikki decided to take them to the Rotorua Public Hospital to see what happens in a real hospital environment.  We caught the Cityride … Continue reading

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