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General Manager’s Update

18 hours ago | Playcentre

From Acting General Manager Thomas Tawhiri Tēnā koutou katoa Phase Two Today our staff have been told that due to a range of circumstances, including the need for our General Manager, Sean,...Read More

General Manager’s Update

September 3, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa September is a special time of the year when we celebrate the Māori language.   This year is the 45th anniversary of Te Wiki.  Enthusiasm for Māori Language Week...Read More

General Manager’s Update

August 20, 2020 | Playcentre

Tenā koutou katoa With the Government due to review the latest COVID-19 restrictions today, we may have more of an idea about how long the current Alert Levels will remain in place.  In the...Read More

General Manager’s Update

August 17, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēna koutou katoa Thinking today of all our Auckland whānau whose Playcentres are closed for the next two weeks under Alert Level 3.  Please remember that our Virtual Village remains on the...Read More

General Manager’s Update

August 14, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa COVID-19 The Government has announced that the Alert Levels imposed on the country this week will continue for another 12 days. That means Auckland remains on Level 3 and the...Read More

General Manager’s Update

August 12, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa I’m sure we all share the same disappointment about the re-emergence of the COVID-19 transmission in Auckland and the move to Alert Levels 2 and 3.  This development...Read More

General Manager’s Update

July 23, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa The Ministry of Education recently sent a reminder to ECEs that children who are enrolled at school are not allowed to attend early learning centres, including Playcentre....Read More

General Manager’s Update

July 16, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa I hope everyone has enjoyed the break over the school holidays and Centres will be opening for the third term next week with a sense of renewed energy.  At the national...Read More

General Manager’s Update

July 10, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa   I had an interesting meeting recently with folk at the Education Review Office.  As you will be aware this year ERO have developed new indicators of quality for...Read More

General Manager’s Update

July 3, 2020 | Playcentre

Tēnā koutou katoa I have spent some time this week reflecting on my recent meeting with Ministry of Education officials. As I told you this was only our first meeting with the ministry since...Read More