New Zealand Playcentre Federation
Vision and Mission
Playcentre is a family organisation where:
- we empower adults and children to play, work, learn and grow together
- we honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and celebrate people’s uniqueness
- we value and affirm parents as the first and best educators of their children
so that whānau are strengthened and communities enriched.
Te Ao Māori interwoven throughout Playcentre
- To support, value and embrace whānau Māori within Playcentre.
- To celebrate, empower and educate tamariki and whānau.
- To recognise and identify Māori potential.
- Children and whānau learning and growing together
- A family environment
- A co-operative movement which fosters emergent leadership
- Community based
- Te Tiriti-based partnership
- Play is valued as meaningful learning