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Matariki at Kidsfirst Vickery Street

Matariki – the Māori New Year - is a bright spot on our mid-winter kindergarten calendar with kaiako, tamariki and whānau coming up with all sorts of unique ways to celebrate our bicultural heritage.

 

 

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Matariki is a big highlight for tamariki, kaiako and whānau at Kidsfirst Vickery Street.

 

This year, celebrations began with a fabulous performance from tamariki with dancing, singing some new waiata and even using poi’s. 

 

“Tamariki demonstrated such pride, respect, courage and confidence as they performed for our huge audience,” says Head Teacher, Jenny Moore.

 

After the performance, friends and whānau shared delicious food and finished the evening off with some fun dancing.

 

From celebrating Matariki, to sharing kai together on special occasions or learning words and waiata (songs) in te reo, kindergarten is a great place to celebrate our bicultural heritage.

 

 

 

 

Kidsfirst Kindergartens

Head Office, 43 Birmingham Drive, Middleton, Christchurch 8024

+64 3 338 1303email: questions@kidsfirst.org.nz 

Postal Details: Kidsfirst Kindergartens, PO Box 8089, Christchurch 8440 

 

 

 

KIDSFIRST KINDERGARTENS ARE A NOT FOR PROFIT ASSOCIATION WITH  OVER 70 KINDERGARTENS AND EARLY LEARNING CENTRES COVERING CHRISTCHURCH, CANTERBURY, CENTRAL OTAGO, BANKS PENINSULA AND THE WEST COAST - AND HAS DONE SO FOR OVER 100 YEARS
- AS THE PLACE LOCAL KIDS COME TO LEARN, PLAY AND HAVE FUN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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