Grounded in māra kai experiences
Growth, strength, peacefulness and endurance are a few of the qualities associated with Tānemahuta, Rongomātāne and Tangaroa. Mayfield Kindergarten share a story of how their tamariki experience, connect and engage with these atua with their head, heart and hands within their learning environment.
Nature play becomes a natural choice at Springlands
Regular visits to the local McKendry Park have allowed observation, exploration, play and creativity to develop in alongside a deeper connection with nature and people at Springlands Kindergarten. Read more here about their weekly hikoi adventures and how tamariki have flourished.
Renwick Kindergarten Enviroschools journey with Rousehill Reserve
A decision to weave the Enviroschools Guiding Principles into the fabric of Renwich Kindergarten has helped develop kaitiakitanga, pride, connectedness and responsibility for the space and with each other. Along the way there has been fun and laughter, inquiry and learning and working together.
There's Wēta Whānau in my Woodshed
The tamariki at Picton Kindergarten have been learning all about wētā. This evolved through their exploration of te ngahere and how to care for the native flora and fauna through pest control. Find out more here and have a peek at some successful wētā whare!
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Linkwater School wins Marlborough Regional Lions Youth Award
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Tamariki tend tōtara trees
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