Posts By: Peter

Kindergarten Easter Festival 24th March 2016

EASTER came to us earlier this year, being determined by the Sunday closest to the equinox full moon. Easter was originally a Spring Festival in pre-Christian Europe, celebrating growth, procreation and new life. When the impulse of Christianity was added two thousand years ago, a renewal of earthly existence took place. It can be understood… Read more »

Mihi Whakatau – Welcome Ceremony 3rd February 2016

We had a beautiful morning to welcome new families and children to our kindergarten earlier this month. We had a formal welcome, a Mihi Wakatau (to settle). The kindergarten community gathered in the garden to welcome the new families. The Mihi Whakatau was spoken and acknowledged the Sky father and earth mother, also the pou… Read more »