Haere mai e te Rangatira Donovan Clarke.

Central Kids welcomed their new CEO at a pōwhiri on Monday. Donovan was supported by his whānau whānui who travelled […]

Loose parts play…. complexity at play

One of the ‘catch phrases’ in early childhood education is called ‘loose parts play’ and as most of us grew […]

Chic Chandelier at Central Kids Matatā

This week at Central Kids Matatā, Rhonda the Centre Manager brought in the latest ‘Op Shop Treasure’.  This taonga is […]

Central Kids Enters Partnership for Complex Needs Preschoolers

Exciting News!! Central Kids Early Education and McKenzie Centre, an early intervention centre for children with special needs, have created […]

Spidey, Spidey Everywhere

Central Kids Matatā has been taken over by Spiderboys and Spidergirls for months now and we love it! The pure […]

Dinosaurs never go out of fashion

At Central Kids Matatā, Carl reminded us why dinosaurs are so important in early childhood education.  The dinosaurs have been […]

Learning through play at Central Kids Matatā

Genius at work…. our tamariki learn best through play, both alone in solitary play like Dekoda’s hard day of mahi […]

Tree Fund Initiative

Tiakina a Papatūānuku – Protect and enhance the environment We are proud to announce our new Tree Fund initiative.  For […]

Courtney at Matatā

Hey I’m Courtney! In 2007 I began my teaching career studying Primary Teaching at Waikato University. Three years later I […]