Commemorating ANZAC Day at Tairua Kindergarten

Ka maumahara tonu tātou ki a rātou, we will remember them! Tairua Kindergarten introduced tamariki to ANZAC day remembrance by making traditional poppy putiputi creations and […]

Delicious mahi at Tairua Kindergarten

On Rāapa (Wednesday) and Rāmere (Friday) each week tamariki are provided with opportunities to prepare and cook kai to enjoy together. Recently tamariki made cheese toasties […]

Buffet Breakfast at Central Kids Tairua

It was so sad when we had to close our beautiful kindergarten after Cyclone Gabrielle as our building sustained a little bit of damage. Our whānau and […]

Hula umbrellas at Central Kids Tairua

Bunnings Whangamata surprised Central Kids Tairua Kindergarten with the koha of two awesome umbrella stands for our hula umbrellas. The additional shade provides opportunities for picnics, […]

New monkey bars at Central Kids Tairua

We would like to acknowledge Trillian Trust for their recent koha towards our beautiful new Monkey Bars for ngā tamariki o Central Kids Tairua Kindergarten.  The […]

Tairua tamariki plant at Derek Boyd Reserve

Tairua kindergarten has a longstanding relationship with Lou Mackwell – Parks and Reserves Field Representative TCDC and every year we come together for ritual planting in […]

Te Rangatahi o Tara o te Ika Cultural Festival with Tairua Kindergarten

Central Kids Tairua Kindergarten have been practicing their waiata-a-ringa for weeks, in preparation for their performance at Te Rangatahi o Tara o te Ika Cultural Festival […]

Spring has sprung in Tairua

It was such a beautiful day for a hikoi along the estuary. We went to visit the Summer Lane Permaculture Project in Tairua. Our kindy whānau […]

Transitioning to Tairua Kura

We’ve recently leant that ‘kura’ is the word for ‘special place’ in te reo Māori, which is really interesting because we have always thought it meant […]