News for Central Kids Rāwhiti

New Teacher | Kathy Morgan

Tēnā kouotu, My name is Kathy Morgan, what a privilege it is to be the newest member of the team at the wonderful Central Kids Rāwhiti in Matamata. I am passionate about early childhood education, and look forward to celebrating … Continue reading

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Blokes Night

Central Kids Kindergartens – Rāwhiti, recently held a 'blokes night' from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the kindergarten. All the children were invited to bring along the special 'blokes' in their lives to spend some time exploring all things that their … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Fiona Powell

Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou My name is Fiona Powell, and I am really excited to be joining the Central Kids Kindergarten Community as a teacher at Central Kids Rāwhiti. I have spent much of my teaching career working … Continue reading

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Matariki

Matariki is the Māori name for a cluster of stars that appear in the night sky between the end of May and beginning of June, signalling the start of the Māori New Year.  It began on the 6th June this … Continue reading

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Avantidrome Excursion

Even though we were a bit worried about the weather, we took a gamble and all hopped on the bus (which was a first for some children), keeping our fingers crossed that the rain would stay away.  We certainly made … Continue reading

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Community Visitors this Week

Daniel and the ambulance visited today – 14th March 2016 Today Daniel showed us some of the equipment used in the ambulance and once he had chosen his helpers to wear a bright vest and gloves, we had turns at … Continue reading

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5+ a Day

T support the 5+ A Day message we decided to plant seeds and grow some salad veggies at kindergarten and then share these vegetables with our families with two lunches.   We were able to harvest a cucumber, lettuce and … Continue reading

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Bullswool Farm and Nature Park

For our end of year big day out, we set off on the bus for a hands on rural experience at Bullswool Farm and Nature Park.  After a little snack when we first got there, we were off to feed … Continue reading

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Winners of Xanthe White Workshop

Central Kids Rāwhiti are the lucky draw recipients in the Dalton's Sunflowers in Kindy's 2015 competition. We will have TV personality and award winning landscape designer, Xanthe White attend their kindergarten to participate in a gardening workshop. What an amazing prize!  … Continue reading

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Taking up the Challenge!

Celebrating your tino rangatiratanga – your self determination. With the idea of providing something new, interesting and challenging in the sandpit today, we dug out the large tyre and stood it up.  The plan was to encourage children to have … Continue reading

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