Baking at Central Kids Helen Downer

Throughout the recently school holidays, our tamariki at Central Kids Helen Downer in Rotorua enjoyed spending time doing some baking and cooking. The results were delicious […]

Rotorua Kindergartens support for Tonga

Central Kids Kindergartens in Rotorua have connected with Keiutu Community Preschool in Fua’amotu village, Tonga. With our teacher aide, Naomi from Central Kids Fordlands who comes […]

Mānawatia a Matariki

We have been learning about Matariki at Central Kids Helen Downer. We decided to capture our knowledge through an art display. We also made a korowai, […]

Kua tahu a Rehua | The heat of Summer

At Central Kids Helen Downer, we have been enjoying the hot summer days that we have recently had.  This has meant a lot of time spent […]

Learning with St John’s

St John’s came to visit Central Kids Helen Downer. The learning included…. Looking at and recognising the different emergency services and their roles. Showing tamariki the […]

Playground Visits at Central Kids Helen Downer Kindergarten

Central Kids Helen Downer regularly visit the playground at Pretoria Street. It is a great time to connect with Papatuanuku. The tamariki enjoy the vast space […]

Tamariki explore Central Kids Helen Downer Kindergarten’s temporary premises.

Kaiako and tamariki of Central Kids Helen Downer Kindergarten in Rotorua have been exploring our temporary premises at 36 York Street, Rotorua. We have spent the […]

Central Kids Helen Downer have moved

Central Kids Helen Downer Kindergarten officially opened at its new location of 36 York St Rotorua last week. It was so wonderful seeing our whānau and […]

Haere Mai, Hoki Mai

We are excited to be back and are looking forward to your whānau returning.  Here are some tips to support you and your child’s transition back […]