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Maori Language Week

Kia Kaha Te Reo Māori - Let's make the Māori language strong

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Every year since 1975 New Zealand has marked Māori Language Week. This is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate Te Reo Māori and to use more Māori phrases in everyday life. 

Spring is Here

Do you believe in Fairies?

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Have you ever seen a magical fairy at the bottom of your garden? Perhaps perched on a toadstool, sipping from a snow bell and sprinkling gold dust with a flick of their tiny incandescent wings...

Nature Days

Enjoying the outdoors

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We need to allow children to develop their biophilia,their love for the Earth, before we ask them to academically learn about nature and become guardians of it. Akoranga tū-ā-nuku is important to all our tamariki.

Matariki Celebration

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We have been celebrating Matariki at the Tauranga Playgroups, the Kaiako and tamariki made stars, contributed to making a kite, listened to music and stories about Matariki and to finish our celebrations we invited our Kaiako and whanau to come and enjoy a shared kai time together.