Most Recent Blog Articles

Is your home ‘home made’?

Posted at April 17, 2020

It’s probably fair to say that our homes are looking quite ‘lived-in' of late because of the lockdown. If this has been a stress point for you because you have a place for everything but everything hasn’t been in its place, you are not alone! The goo…

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Be your child’s calm

Posted at April 2, 2020

We have been through the first week of a four-week nationwide lockdown here in Aotearoa, New Zealand. There isn’t much that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t affected. Every household in almost every corner of the world has experienced so much change over…

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A message to our Kindercare families from Kelly, our CEO ...

Posted at March 26, 2020

Dear Kindercare families,

This is a difficult day for families and for all New Zealanders.

And Kindercare is responding to our Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon, for everyone to move to Level 3 alert, immediately. Then, in the following 48…

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Growing a magical relationship in ordinary moments

Posted at January 10, 2020

If we can consciously invest in being in the moment with tamariki, then we get to experience the magic of their presence, of this relationship, and of childhood itself. In our busy society, and in the midst of the juggle we face in our daily lives, s…

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The quest for nature - creating meaning and memories

Posted at December 4, 2019

Our tamariki are on a quest to learn about their world and make sense of it. These are the tasks of their early years, and nature is the ultimate setting in which to do so. Unhurried, unstructured time outdoors lets our tamariki learn about the world…

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