Posts By: Peter

Becoming Citizen Scientists

To celebrate 100 years of Waldorf Education, Motueka Steiner School embarked on a number of community-focused actions to spread good vibes to the wider community. One such action was “100 Bags of Rubbish”, where several classes, on several different occasions spent their mornings picking up rubbish from waterways in the vicinity of our school. So… Read more »

$1.5 million to build first 6 classrooms.

After years of small steps and steady progress, we are now taking the giant step to start building the new farm campus.  The new access road was completed earlier this year so now our focus is on the buildings we need to relocate the school.  Stage one of the building development will be six classrooms… Read more »

Tree planting 2019

At the end of each school term, we hold a tree-planting ceremony for families leaving the school. Most of the trees are planted by international families who tend to stay one year or less. These events are always special, both joyous and sad, as we farewell friends. Families are asked to select a NZ native… Read more »

Run to build a new school

We are a Swiss family who decided to spend a year in Motueka (our blog: www.friguli.ch). Enea (12 years old) and Matilde (9 years old) attend the Motueka Steiner School, Marzia takes care of the house and the family – she is also involved with a less waste project – and I (Luca) work as… Read more »

New road gives access to building site

A major piece of infrastructure has been completed in the project to build the new farm campus. Works included the road entry, driveway, carparks and stormwater drains. Completion of the road is a major milestone in the project as it provides access to the building site. The road also shows the scale and location of… Read more »

Situation Vacant CEO for SEANZ

Steiner Education Aotearoa New Zealand (SEANZ) is advertising the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide strategic leadership and management direction to our organisation and to represent the diverse interests of our members.

Situations Vacant

Situation Vacant: Part time administrator -schoolWe are seeking an administrator to work approximately 18 hours per week. Our ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills; have a high degree of computer literacy; be accurate, methodical and well organised, be able to work with frequent interruptions; be able to multi task; and have a… Read more »

Straw/clay house building workshop

Two 1-day workshops, 3rd and 4th November 2018 Come to a one-day hands-on workshop and learn how to build with light straw/clay. Choose either Saturday or Sunday. Steve Richards will run the workshops and demonstrate the light straw/clay house building method he has developed at Jester House. We will build a wall together. The venue… Read more »

Ancient scripts and Abraham’s Grove

  The Class 3 curriculum covers the ancient Hebrew culture which moves into later cultures during the following years. Class 2 & 3 teacher Erika Vink has taken a creative approach to form drawing main lesson by practicing the ancient scripts of the nomadic Hebrew people. The Sinaitic pictographs are an early form of writing… Read more »