Garden to Table at Island Bay Kindergarten

Island Bay Kindergarten is working with Garden to Table - a charitable trust that helps empower tamariki to whanake (grow), hauhake (harvest), whakarite (prepare), and whāngai (share) fresh, seasonal, and affordable kai.

Family Boost Policy could miss Target Group

Kindergartens Aotearoa welcomes the news that the government is trying to help parents with childcare fees but is concerned that many families will miss out because of the way the scheme is designed and administered.

U-Matter Volleyball Tournament Supports Pacific Health

U-Matter sports tournaments have an entry fee that is not money, but a mandatory health check! This is one of a number tournaments supported by Piri'anga Alofa Pacific and Community Services that aim to improve Pacific health outcomes.

Etu Ao Celebrates Graduate Educators

Last month, Whānau Manaaki’s home based early education service, Etu Ao, celebrated its 20th cohort of graduate educators at its Porirua office. The newest TONI educators (TONI stands for Teach, Observe, Nurture In-home) received level four certificates in early childhood education.

Community Services Welcome New Name 'Piri'anga Alofa'

In November 2023, Whānau Manaaki celebrated the launch of Piri'anga Alofa - Pacific and Community Services to officially recognise and bless the new name for Pacific and Community Services formally known as Amataga O Le Folauga 'the beginning of the journey'.