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Playhouse inspiration and 50th celebrations

June 28, 2021 | Playcentre

This beautiful playhouse is a legacy project for Omokoroa Playcentre celebrating their 50th Anniversary. Here is what they say about their recent celebrations.  Even the threat of rain...Read More

What can babies do at Playcentre?

June 28, 2021 | Playcentre

A variety of rich experiences feeds their growth. Babies learn more, and faster than they will at any other time in their lives.  They can be included in every area of play – just think about...Read More

Outdoor Explorers

June 28, 2021 | Playcentre

Omokoroa Playcentre has recently launched outdoor play sessions. These are proving to be highly successful and a hugely positive addition for their tamariki – and parents alike! Exploring the...Read More

Sing to me

June 27, 2021 | Playcentre

Waiata mai – Sing to me Singing and music are two constants in our lives. Music is present in many aspects of our lives – from television and movies, to worship and holidays, celebrations,...Read More

Returning to centre

June 26, 2021 | Playcentre

What its like to return to your Centre after 6 months The first word to describe the first session back would be magical. To see the tamariki get right back into their favourite activities and...Read More

Volunteering – “so much personal growth”

June 25, 2021 | Playcentre

Grace has returned to Playcentre with her second child, and last year took a big step out of her comfort zone to fill the vountary role of President.   How does volunteering benefit your...Read More

Mural projects

June 24, 2021 | Playcentre

Taradale Playcentre have introduced image-based murals to represent their philosophy. Our mural projects started because our previous president and the vice president needed to update our...Read More

Volunteering gives “a sense of belonging”

June 23, 2021 | Playcentre

  “I feel a sense of belonging when I’m helping. That’s what I like. I don’t know, maybe it’s a community thing: the hospitality. I quite enjoy responsibility. I come for me too, as...Read More