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National Service Centre Update – May 2021

May 3, 2021 | Playcentre

Phase 2 staff Induction The Phase 2 reset of the Playcentre structure is well underway, with a high number of roles already appointed.  As part of the reset, a national management working party...Read More

Introducing Ruth Jones

May 3, 2021 | Playcentre

Tena koutou katoa, Ko wai au? Nō Ingarangi me Kōtirana ōku tūpuna Ko Alice Springs te kohanga toku pāpā Ko London te kohanga toku māmā Ko Stoke-on-Trent toku kohanga I tae mai ōku...Read More

ERO review update for 2021

May 3, 2021 | Playcentre

We have been working with ERO regarding the introduction of their new resource, Te Ara Poutama (see December’s ‘Acting General Manager Pānui update'). Over the last month we have had further...Read More

New signage required for vaping

May 3, 2021 | Playcentre

As per legislative requirement from 11th May 2021, all schools, kura, kohanga reo and early childhood facilities (ECEs) must display a notice stating that smoking and vaping within the premises...Read More

National Service Centre – April Update

April 6, 2021 | Playcentre

We are pleased to announce the following staff appointments for the National Service Centre. We congratulate and warmly welcome:   National Support Manager Ruth Jones Email...Read More

General Manager’s Update – March 2021

March 1, 2021 | Playcentre

Kia ora koutou katoa Me mihi ka tika ki a tātau katoa. Ehara i te tau nei kua hipa he tau ngawari mō te ao whānui engari kei kōnei tātou ki te wāhanga o te raumati me aro atu ki ngā...Read More

COVID-19 Update

March 1, 2021 | Playcentre

As you will be aware, Auckland has shifted back into Alert Level 3 and the rest of the country will be at Alert Level 2 until Sunday 7 March. On the Playcentre website there is information to...Read More

Volunteer of the month

March 1, 2021 | Playcentre

We would like to thank everyone for all that you do for Playcentre.  Our most valuable asset at Playcentre Aotearoa is our many volunteers. We are looking at starting a volunteer recognition...Read More

MoE first-aid contribution for centres

March 1, 2021 | Playcentre

Minimising food-related choking risks first-aid contribution From 8 April 2021, centre-based services and kōhanga reo will be required to have one adult present that holds a current...Read More

Easter Tuesday

March 1, 2021 | Playcentre

This year Easter Tuesday is a school holiday but not an ECE holiday, therefore Playcentres are open as usual. If there is a difficulty with licensing due to school enrolled children being at...Read More