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Lincoln Playcentre’s Triple Twins

October 2, 2019 | Playcentre

The chances of having twins are about 1 in 33. The chances of having three sets of twins in the same small Playcentre are considerably more remote. At Lincoln Playcentre, however, this phenomenon...Read More

Connecting over a Cuppa

September 17, 2019 | Playcentre

Connecting over a Cuppa After a shared morning tea and plenty of play, the local Walking Group left Prebbleton Playcentre with a koha, which went towards purchasing new books. They also invited...Read More

A day trip to Araiteuru marae

September 5, 2019 | Playcentre

On Tuesday the 13th of August six centres from the wider Dunedin area met at Araiteuru for a morning at the marae. We had a great turnout and thankfully the weather held and allowed for a smooth...Read More

Finding your tribe

August 29, 2019 | Playcentre

Finding Your Tribe For years we’ve been bombarded with messages about the importance of ‘finding your tribe’ as parents. Rosie Farrand met lovely mothers along her parenting journey, but...Read More

How to make bird feeders

August 28, 2019 | Playcentre

How to make bird feeders Ingredients 200-300 gm dripping or lard Extra ingredients: Bird seed Wheat or barley Crumb of bread or biscuit Dried fruit Oatmeal Method one Step one: Soften...Read More

Being Mindful

August 28, 2019 | Playcentre

Being Mindful Three mindful tips Mindfulness is the latest buzzword in our ongoing search for more balanced and happier lives. There’s a certain irony about adding a new technique or idea to...Read More

Book review – Kuwi’s Rowdy Crowd

August 27, 2019 | Playcentre

Kuwi’s Rowdy Crowd by Kat Merewether Kuwi the kiwi tries to find a moment of peace and quiet in the chaos of parenthood, but everywhere she turns the volume just gets louder. Tap-dancing...Read More

Days Bay Playcentre historical photos

August 26, 2019 | Playcentre

A range of historic photos have surfaced from Days Bay Playcentre showing that “some things never change” with some of the equipment still in use today.                Read More

A new playground for Karaka Playcentre

August 24, 2019 | Playcentre

The new Karaka Playcentre playground was officially opened by one of its oldest and youngest members. Pictured from left to right: Georgia Bowkett (4 years old) and Amelia Oakden (6 months old)...Read More