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Special Events

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Every year at Little Kiwis, we celebrated the Māori Language Week together with the rest of New Zealand. As a multicultural centre, we have always been using various different languages throughout the daily programme, and children are often exposed with different cultural experiences. This reinforces children’s sense of belonging in the Centre as well as helps children to learn, understand and respect the differences within each culture. During the Māori Language Week, we have done many activities that extend children’s knowledge and skills. Children developed communication skills and gained literacy learning experience as they practiced new phrases in Māori, sang Māori songs, and read stories about Māori legends. We baked … Continue reading »

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Samoan Language Week

It was again the Little Kiwis’ annual celebration of the Samoan Language Week, which was held during the last week of May 2013. Thank you for all the aiga (family), who supported us by coming to the events, providing ideas of activities, and dressing up your lovely children in Samoan clothing. Children enjoyed singing songs, reading stories, counting numbers and learning simple greetings in Samoan. We also made lots of cultural arts and crafts, such as tapa printing and making pale (white head band). The performance held on Friday 31st May was a truly wonderful time for the children and their family. We had a lot of family members coming … Continue reading »

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Mother’s Day Concert

On Friday 10th May, we held a Mother’s Day Concert for all the lovely Mothers of Little Kiwis. The children made Mother’s Day cards, sang songs and performed dancing items for their mums on the day. Thank you again for all the Mothers and their family members, who made the Concert a big success. We are very proud of our children for they have done a great job in the Concert, and have received many wonderful feedbacks from the family. In Little Kiwis, we value and give thanks to God every day for our family, friends and teachers. During the preparation of Mother’s Day Concert, children learnt to be thankful … Continue reading »

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