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Improvements to homebased education welcome

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 4:32 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes government moves to improve the quality of home-based education. More >>

Qualified Teachers Help Ensure Quality for Young Children

Monday, 11 February 2019, 1:17 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Parents wanting quality early childhood education for their children should look for services that have 100 per cent qualified teachers, says one of the country’s largest Kindergarten Associations. More >>

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes draft strategic plan

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:07 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, which operates 86 kindergartens in the Lower North Island as well as three home-based networks, welcomes the government’s plan to strengthen the quality and raise the funding of early childhood education. More >>

Toru Fetū celebrates prestigious award

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 10:35 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Toru Fetū Kindergarten in Porirua will celebrate its Prime Minister’s award at the kindergarten on Friday with songs, speeches and lunch including traditional dishes. More >>

Toru Fetū Kindergarten wins prestigious award

Friday, 6 July 2018, 9:39 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Toru Fetū Kindergarten wins prestigious award Porirua’s Toru Fetū Kindergarten has won a Prime Minister’s education excellence award because of its strong links with its communities. It’s the only early learning service to win an award, which ... More >>

Kindergarten nominated for prestigious award

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:03 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Porirua’s Toru Fetū Kindergarten has been nominated for a Prime Minister’s education award for engagement because of its strong links with its communities. More >>

Malofie Exhibition – Samoan Tattooing event

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 4:40 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

The public will have a rare chance to see traditional Samoan tattooing in Porirua next week. More >>

Qualified, Registered Teachers Needed to Improve Quality f

Monday, 19 March 2018, 3:21 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Recent publicity about unsafe early childhood services reinforces the need for qualfied and registered teachers, says Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens chief executive Amanda Coulston. More >>

Kindergartens agree learning support services are in crisis

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 9:44 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens agrees with school principals that the Ministry of Education’s learning support service is in crisis. More >>

Owhiro Bay Kindergarten hosts ‘Meet the Candidates Event’

Monday, 28 August 2017, 3:59 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Early childhood education is one of the best investments a country can make, and yet the current government has been cutting ECE funding for several years now, eating away at quality. More >>

Children Missing Out As Learning Needs Go Unaddressed

Friday, 25 August 2017, 2:45 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Policy decisions by government are sabotaging children’s education by not providing a proper early intervention service, according to one of the largest providers of early childhood education in the Wellington region. More >>

Berhampore Kindergarten turns 100

Friday, 31 March 2017, 12:13 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Wellington’s oldest kindergarten, Berhampore Kindergarten, turns 100 this month – and there’s a party to celebrate. More >>

Campbell Kindergarten and Karori Kids Protest Deferred

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 12:44 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Parents and children from Karori Kids Preschool and Campbell Kindergarten have decided to postpone the presentation of their petition asking the Minister to save the two centres following constructive talks with the Ministry of Education today. More >>

Save Karori Kids and Campbell Kindergarten – picnic

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 2:50 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Parents and children from Karori Kids Pre-school and Campbell Kindergarten will gather at parliament on Thursday to present a petition to keep both centres open. More >>

Save Our Kindergarten, Save Our Centre

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 10:03 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

The Karori community is rallying behind a campaign to save Campbell Kindergarten and Karori Kids childcare service while Victoria University is threatening to sell the land from under them. More >>

Kindergartens Closed Today 14.11.16

Monday, 14 November 2016, 11:09 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Kindergartens Closed Today All 85 kindergartens run by Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens are closed today. That is kindergartens in Wellington, Porirua, Upper Hutt, Wairarapa, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Petone and Eastbourne. Our Porirua home-based service, Etu Ao, ... More >>

Four young men graduate as early childhood teachers

Friday, 4 March 2016, 3:19 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Four young Wellington men are celebrating their graduation as early childhood teachers, as part of an innovative and inspiring programme to get more men working with young children. More >>

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens: New Name, new organisation

Monday, 26 January 2015, 4:45 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

The new kindergarten association covering much of the lower North Island has been officially launched under a new name, He Whānau Manaaki o Tararua Free Kindergarten Association Inc, or Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens for short. More >>


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