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Posts Tagged ‘ Children ’

Te Papa promising interactive exhibit

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Te Papa has promised interactive learning and environmental education will be part of new exhibitions being built over the next two years. The natural history exhibitions, which include Mountain to Sea, Awesome Forces and Nature Space will be dismantled after Easter to make room for new projects. The current shows were installed in 1998. Head […]



Quality teachers needed in early childhood sector

Feb 13th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

There isn’t enough qualified teachers to match the number of children enrolled in early childhood care.



Wellington Library storytime takes kids to drag queen’s Promised Land

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Drag queen LaQuisha St Redfern read stories to Wellington’s children at part of Pride 2017.



Child abuse, poverty, housing, prisons show NZ ‘off track’

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The Salvation Army recognise government financial management, but the ledger is not balanced.



Porirua kids help shape their city

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Comedians help vulnerable kids with charitable laughter

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Child refugees will be the subject of laughter on Sunday night – all for a good cause.



Digging deep for Wellington’s sick kids

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Thousands of kids converge for inaugural sports festival

Aug 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Schools from across Wellington took part in Wellington Regional Sportsfest this week.



Wellington children learn about the life of a World War I soldier

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Wellington children discover ANZAC history at the local library and community centre.



Spreading the love at Christmas.

Dec 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Capital E has partnered with Foster Hope to pack kits for children entering foster care.



Concern over low visitor numbers at Capital E

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Bright new books for bright new minds in Porirua

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pupils at Ngati Toa given the gift of words by Wellington Rotary Club.



Thousands attracted to free literature festival

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Children’s sculpture exhibition is about to hit the road

Aug 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

An exhibition of sculptures inspired by the books of a popular New Zealand author,are about to go on tour.



St Pauls in Wellington hosts 1000 at Forum on Child Poverty

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

A 10-year-old girl who challenged a politician to help her friend out of poverty typifies passionate crowd.



Secret to success of Brooklyn’s school holiday programme

Jul 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

‘Celebrity’ Matt’s formula means parents are struggling to get their kids in.



New phase of positive learning for St Anthony’s School in Seatoun

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

St Anthony’s School in Seatoun reaping the results after adopting a new learning scheme.



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Kids to learn good internet safety practice from OWLS

Feb 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia

An internet safety programme has been launched for primary and secondary children around the country.



Playcentre celebrates 60 years of early childhood education

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wallaceville Playcentre believes in the old saying ‘it takes a village to raise a child’.



Khandallah celebrates library milestone

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

The Khandallah community held an event to celebrate its library’s diamond jubilee – and keeping the opening hours in a budget cut battle with council. YONG-CHOO LEE reports.



Peekaboo app designed by Wainuiomata dad launched by Plunket

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The idea for a new app to encourage children’s brain development was inspired by the designer’s daughter.



Young Phoebe knows how to shelter in quakes

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

For a child’s eye view of earthquake etiquette, BETHANY PEARSON interviews a couple of quake-savvy sisters.



Marae new experience for Brooklyn School kids, teachers, parents

Mar 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Leaders add to learning with teacher Matthew Breach Island Bay’s Tapu Te Ranga Marae.



New principal the impetus behind change at Tawhai School

Mar 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Stokes Valley School trying initiatives such as whanau groups to help Maori achievement.



Merging schools need time and resources

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

CHILDREN’S EDUCATION is at risk if the merging of schools isn’t done right says a Wairarapa principal who has been through it. Lakeview School was established in Masterton when Hiona Intermediate, Lansdowne and Totara Drive schools merged in 2004.



Getting the old ivories tinkling again at Wilton Playcentre

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A fundraising concert by the children is planned this weekend to thank the community.



Virtual pets replace real pets

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

VIRTUAL PETS are taking over from the real things, as country children become distracted by electronic devices like playstation and computers.



Half of all marriages end in divorce…it’s a myth

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Statistics show the divorce rate well below the half mark.



Special visitor keeping libraries on their toes

Apr 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Capital city libraries get straight to the pointe with Angelina Ballerina.



Child’s play at Upper Hutt’s Spring Festival

Sep 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Organisers hoping $15,000 fundraising target will be reached.



Hutt Hospital opens doors to new kids’ ward

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

About 1000 people tour first part of $82 million project.



Survey shows primary school kids on Facebook

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Principal shocked by parents adding under-13s as friends.



Kids’ raise thousands from school market stalls

Aug 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hampton Hill School pupils make up their own stalls.



Newtown mentors get adults into kids’ lives

Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Parents all for Newtown youth mentoring programme.



School kids learn the pleasure of gardening

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Waterloo teacher and children get hands on growing food



Te Aro kids celebrate diversity in Mandarin

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chinese language embedded in daily activity



Joanne’s Smartz idea to pay off for kids

Apr 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kapiti author’s books mix life, finance, fun



Kapiti Vaulting Club steps on to world stage

Apr 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Funding shortfall means their horse must stay behind



Pupils get out and about locally

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Evans Bay School ditches camp for local outdoors



Smacking is no part of Pacific culture

Nov 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Research shows Pacific ‘smacking culture myth’ wrong.



Relaxed rock show atmosphere down to kids

Nov 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

A wide range of ages promotes good vibes at show



Thunderstruck tot all set to be rocked

Nov 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

One of AC/DC’s youngest fans is Louie Nixon – five.



Inner city church finds new ways to attract young people

Nov 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

What happens on Sunday evenings at Presbyterian St John’s in Wellington is unconventional, writes SABRINA DANKEL.



Kids accentuate the positive of computers

Jul 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Gracefield School pupils are proud of their new technology.



Stay-at-home dads not immune to stigma

Mar 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News

Fathercare: men carve a niche in a world traditionally run by women.



Botanic Gardens stream polluted with paint

Jan 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Wellington Botanic Gardens stream was looking so murky recently tourists and children visiting the top attraction were speculating on the cause, reports JENNY MEYER.

Wellington City Council thinks someone was careless when cleaning paint brushes.



Playcentre mum savours funding victory

Dec 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Happier, calmer children finally at home at Newtown Playcentre.