News for Central Kids Tūrangi

Moana & Maui Day

With a current interest in the movie Moana, we decided to have a Moana and Maui Day and what a wonderful day it was for celebrating our Pacifica whānau with lots of Moana, Maui and a heihei too.

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Rippa Rugby

Rippa rugby has been a big interest at kindergarten this month with tamariki joining in games, whaea and koro joining in too.

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Icky Sticky Mud!

Tamariki have been busy exploring our mud pit, making lots of icky sticky mud, digging it, wetting it. Lots of wonderful pretend play has been happening.  There has been baking, digging drains, mixing cement, making mud socks and just having … Continue reading

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Insects

The tamariki at Central Kids Tūrangi have recently have a big interest in cicada's and insects. Tamariki were out with their magnifying glasses exploring our environment looking for insects.  Children were also bringing in insects to show their friends.

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Welcome Donna | New Administrator

Kia ora, my name is Donna Phillips. I was born and raised in Tūrangi, completing my schooling with Hirangi Primary and Tongariro High School. I moved a few times from the area but Tūrangi has been my home again for … Continue reading

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

As part of our Chinese New Year celebrations, one of our mothers came in and showed us how to make pork dumplings.  She shared what the New Year is all about and what they do at home to celebrate it. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Plants

Our tamariki are taking care of our gardens, they are watering, weeding and measuring our strawberry plants. It's looking wonderful.  

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Wet Weather

Our wet weather gear has arrived and here are our tamariki trialling them out on a wonderful wet and rainy day!

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Mahi Māra

This week we have started our vegetable garden again, over the last few days we have been preparing the soil and today Monday, a group of tamariki went with Whaea Mina and Whaea Rose to get some vegetable and strawberry plants … Continue reading

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Te Taiopenga o Tūwharetoa

This month we participated in the Te Taiopenga o Tūwharetoa celebrating alongside other kindergartens, Kohanga Reo and schools celebrating our wonderful Tūwharetoa heritage through waiata and haka. Over the last few months we have been practicing and it all paid … Continue reading

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