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Funding For Lunches In Early Childhood Education Welcomed

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:15 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes the government decision to fund morning tea and lunch for up to 10,000 children in equity-funded not-for-profit early childhood services. More >>

Whānau Manaaki Supports Regulations To Safeguard Children’s Interests

Wednesday, 17 April 2024, 1:44 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens is concerned about changes to the early childhood sector that remove the requirements for the person responsible to be a fully registered teacher, and that allow new centres to be set up even where there is no need for ... More >>

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens Welcomes Plan To Reduce Cost Of Fruit And Vegetables

Monday, 14 August 2023, 3:18 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Pacific people will benefit from the removal of GST from fruit and vegetables according to Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, an organisation that provides services to many Pacific families in Porirua and elsewhere in New Zealand. Whānau Manaaki’s community ... More >>

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens Welcomes Budget Focus On Families

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 7:20 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

One of the country’s largest early childhood services, Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, welcomes the focus on families in today’s budget, but says that early childhood funding increases won’t keep pace with inflation. The government has announced ... More >>

He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens – Press Release

Monday, 20 April 2020, 4:50 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes the government’s announcement about a move to level three of its response. We are working to a plan for opening our kindergartens for those children who need to come from Wednesday next week. Whānau Manaaki Kindergarten ... More >>

Early Learning Action Plan Good for Children

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:21 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes the government’s early learning action plan, in particular the commitment to fund 100 per cent qualified teachers from July next year. More >>

Pay jolt for ECE Teachers

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 1:17 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

He Whānau Manaaki, one of the largest kindergarten associations in the country, fully supports the call for a “pay jolt” for qualified registered ECE teachers working in the wider ECE sector. More >>

Whānau Manaaki calls on government to honour its promises

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 11:15 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Kindergartens around the country are campaigning for the government to honour its commitments to restore funding for 100 per cent qualified teachers. More >>

Kindergartens Welcome $24m for Learning Support Services

Monday, 24 June 2019, 3:50 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcome the announcement that $24m will be invested into Early Intervention Services. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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