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Coronavirus Update

We want to ensure we keep our staff and whānau updated on the latest news regarding COVID-19 and the plans we have in place. Please find below a copy of the update from our Association and our Pandemic Plan. If you have any questions please speak to your Kindergarten Head Teacher. ...

February 27, 2020

Kindergarten to open in new Health Hub

We are pleased to announce that we will be opening a new Kindergarten at the Health Hub on Witako Street. The yet to be named Kindergarten is expected to open mid-2020. This will be an all-year service for two to five year olds that will offer options from 7.30am to 5.30pm. This is a change from the traditional Kindergarten session which will meet the needs of many families in the Hutt Valley. “Last year we surveyed our families to better understand what they wanted and needed from us as an ea...

February 17, 2020

KidsCan Support for Naenae and Taita Kindergartens

We are very pleased to announce that Taita and Naenae Kindergartens have been chosen to be part of the KidsCanNZ ECE programme from 2020. The KidsCanNZ programme will supply food for all children at these Kindergartens five days a week, consisting of sandwiches, yogurt, fruit, and three cooked meals per week. They also supply children with a new raincoat, shoes and two pairs of socks. On top of this they provide nit treatment for all children and their families.We are very gr...

December 19, 2019

Style Tips for Busy Parents Workshop

Feel great and look good this festive season with expert tips from our local style queen - Lenaire Lander, Personal Stylist.Learn how to dress for your body type, discover new looks that are quick and easy to achieve, and be inspired by the power of accessories.A fun workshop for women and men! It's free to come along!Spaces are limited so please register online here - https://forms.gle/njGy3DiEBkkWpiRt8Date: Tuesday 3rd December 2019 Time: 7.00pm to 8.30pmVenue: Hutt City Kindergartens office, ...

November 28, 2019

Kindergartens Win Business Excellence Awards

We are thrilled to be the winner of the Not for Profit category in the 2019 Wellington Business Excellence Awards. An honour that has put Hutt City Kindergartens in the spotlight for our dedication to quality early childhood education. The Awards evening was held at the Lower Hutt Events Centre and celebrates the success of businesses in the Wellington region. “We’ve been growing young learners in the Hutt Valley for over 90 years and have remained at the heart of our communities. Everything...

November 28, 2019

We're a finalist!

We are honoured to have been named as a finalist in the Wellington Business Excellence Awards 2019 in the Not For Profit category. It is wonderful to be recognised for our dedicated to providing quality early childhood education to all in the Hutt Valley. Winners will be announced on Friday 22nd November. Keep your fingers crossed for us!...

October 15, 2019

Parenting (the tricky bits) Workshop

We are excited to have Tania from Plunket present our October Parent & Whanau Workshop titled 'Parenting (the tricky bits) on Wednesday 30th October. This workshop is dedicated to supporting parents with preschool aged tamariki - including managing challenging behaviours and toilet training.  We change venues each month to ensure parents across Lower Hutt have the opportunity to come along. This October workshop will be held at the Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub. It is free to attend ...

October 15, 2019

Kindergartens Say Goodbye to Plastic Bags

Media ReleaseFor Immediate Release9th April 2019 Kindergartens Say Goodbye to Plastic Bags Taking wet clothing home no longer requires the use of a plastic bag thanks to the introduction of new reusable bags. Hutt City Kindergartens has gifted waterproof bags to all children enrolled at their 19 kindergartens across Lower Hutt. “We gifted each child their own bag to take home and return the next day. Going forward children will receive a waterproof bag on their first day at kindergarten as a ...

May 8, 2019

New Leadership Team

We are pleased to introduce our new Executive Management Team. The job titles may be new but the people in those roles are familiar faces. We are pleased that our Board appointed two leaders from within our Association to draw on their experience and knowledge. Our Executive Management Team now consists of Charmaine Hakaraia as General Manager - Operations, and Norma Roberts as General Manager - Professional Services. We are excited about the future of our Association and the combined exp...

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