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Dispelling five common myths about Playcentre

May 31, 2019 | Playcentre

Child's Play Considering checking out your local Playcentre? Mother of two Heather Lyall dispels five common myths about these parent-led early childhood centres   1. Playcentre is run by...Read More

Park Road Playcentre – Pink Play Party

May 31, 2019 | Playcentre

Park Road Playcentre was a flurry of pink tamariki bopping along at their recent Pink Play Party hosted in support of the Pink Ribbon Appeal. The centre annually hosts an event to help raise...Read More

Mount Albert’s 50th Jubilee

May 30, 2019 | Playcentre

On Sunday the 31st of March 2019, Mount Albert Playcentre warmly welcomed many whānau past and present to the Golden Jubilee. We celebrated our different yet shared memories. We acknowledged how...Read More

In recognition of Debbie Fordyce

May 30, 2019 | Playcentre

Last term, Southland Playcentre and SPACE representatives sadly farewelled Debbie Fordyce. From left, Adele Auld, the other half of Debbie's SPACE facilitation team, Debbie Fordyce, Glenda...Read More

A Wild Time

May 15, 2019 | Playcentre

When Wild Wednesdays roll around, the families at Avonhead Playcentre head outdoors for a morning of boundless exploration. From orienteering at The Groynes, to clambering over rocks at Cave...Read More

Autumn Leaves

May 6, 2019 | Playcentre

Symbols for life’s transitions, autumn leaves make for an incredible variety of ordinary fun! The families at Southbridge Playcentre recognise the importance of supporting transitions, for...Read More

Book Review – Anzac Ted

May 1, 2019 | Playcentre

Anzac Ted by Belinda Landsberry Anzac Ted with its beautiful pictures and rhyming story line hooks you in from the first page. Who would not love a Teddy? I asked. When I first read this story...Read More