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  • Te Rito Maioha-Early Childhood NZ Conference 2017

    Te kōhungahunga pūtake taiao, he ngakau hihiko Nature based ECE. Vibrant and Vital! Kirsten and I were honoured to be part of Te rito m...
  • Porotītī!!!

    Ngā Āhua-Mahi toi. While exploring for ways to extend learning with our new pukapuka we have been crafting up a storm! We had a go at making the...
  • Matariki!

    “Matariki ki tua o ngā whetū - Matariki of endless possibilities” In the Northern hemisphere they celebrate Christmas and New Year in the de...
  • Matariki-The Star of the Year

    "Matariki ki tua o ngā whetū-Matariki of endless possibilities” — Dr Rangi Matamua Dr Rangi Matamua says the first and foremost...
  • Paku whānau review Reo Pēpi!

    A couple of months ago we called for whānau reviewers. With 7 tamariki under 7 we knew the Paku whānau would be pīwari perfect to trial Rua-Series ...
  • Pāti! Pāti! Pāti! Reo Pēpi launch Rua-Series 2

    Wawanei! What a big day for us! Launching Reo Pēpi Rua-Series 2! We started with a much coveted spot on te reo irirangi-the radio! Spacestaion...
  • Rua-Reo Pēpi series 2!

    E hika! We are pleased to announce Rua-Reo Pēpi series 2! Ngā Tae-Colours, Te Kaute-Counting and Ngā Āhua-Shapes. Our new set of pukapuka are...
  • IBBY 2016

    IBBY or International Board on Books for Young People is the only international organisation that works to connect writers, illustrators, publi...
  • Te haerenga pūtumu-The slow moving journey

    Kia ora! Tino nui changes have been coming for our Reo Pēpi whānau. You may have been wondering how we have been managing to spend time i...
  • The wiki that was...

    Ākina te Reo was the theme for 2016 Te wiki o te Reo Māori. It was a week of Mauri ora, positive vibes and having a go with our Reo. We thought it...
  • Booksellers NZ Review

    Booksellers NZ Reviews: Kākahu–Getting Dressed, Kararehe–Animals; and Kanohi–My Face By Kitty Brown and Kirsten Parkinson Posted on May 24, 2016 ...
  • Reo Pēpi visits Te rōpū kura kohungahunga at Otago University

    Kirsten and I were fortunate to be invited along to meet the whānau at four of the Otago Universities Early Childhood Education C...