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Healing Arts Workshop 2015

Healing Arts workshops are held at the School every year. This year they were held on 14th June and were run by a small group of Anthroposophic therapists who are available to support many health needs of the school children and wider community. Our topic was ‘Sleep’ and included workshops on nursing therapy (Adrienne Henry… Read more »

Kolisko Conference 2015

‘Trauma in Childhood and Building Resilience in the 21st Century’ Brief report from Erika Vink Understanding hidden trauma in childhood and how we can help to build resilience and heal these children was the theme of the Kolisko medical and education conference.  Seven teachers, staff and health practitioners from Motueka and Nelson attended.  In total… Read more »

Whakanoa te Whenua (blessing the land)

It was a significant, beautiful and historic day for the school community.  Sunday, May 10th started with a dawn blessing of the new school farm.  The dawn ceremony was lead by Kaumatua Tom Matthews who lifted tapu and cleared the energies so our new endeavour could flourish.  Karakia were recited and a Mauri stone buried… Read more »

Midnight Elves retreat weekend

Every year before the Spring Fair the Midnight Elves craft group go on retreat.  Its a creative weekend of stitching, stuffing, knitting, cutting out, spinning, sanding, oiling and more. Its also a very sociable occasion.  Read more, and see the photos at

Harvests Magazine

The winter 2015 edition of Harvests magazine carried a story about our plans to become a farm-based school. Read it here Harvests article winter 2015

Spring Fair 2015

Sunday 20 September 2015. Planning for our biggest annual event  is well under way.  All the usual games and stalls will be there.  This event is unique among school fairs because all games, prizes and food are made by the parents and supporters of the school.  Teachers will be there to talk about Steiner education… Read more »

Biodynamics and our Farm

Presentation by Dieter Proebst and our Earth Group. Monday 15th, 7:30pm at Lower School. Dieter and the Earth Group have begun a study of our farm land.  Plans to develop and restore the land will arise from these observations and learnings.  Come and learn about biodynamics and what the Earth Group are doing.  Join us… Read more »

Shakespeare and the Mystery of the Human Being

The Chanel Arts Centre will see the talents of NZ born – writer, speech performer, actor, speech therapist and voice teacher, Michael Burton in a one man performance celebrating the characters of William Shakespeare. Although now based in Sydney, Michael has worked with artistic speech and drama in various ways for over 35 years nationally… Read more »