Helpful Links & Resources
This page is dedicated to providing our whanau and teachers with some helpful links. These links are grouped under the following headings to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for.
There are lots of ways you can support your child’s development at home. Here are some fun ideas for activities that you can do at home.
- Do some baking – read some of our favourite recipes here
- Get messy with Gloop – recipe here
- Make playdough – get Pukeatua Kindergartens famous recipe here
- Make Soap Flake Foam – read recipe here
For families – parenting and useful resources
Kidspot Parenting advice, activities for the kids, movie reviews, competitions and a directory of products and services for parents and kids.
Kiwifamilies Free tips, tools and advice from some of the best New Zealand parenting experts.
Sesame Street Fun and games
Kindy Rock! Music resources and activities to support children’s development.
Maori Language.net Learning Maori online.
NetSafe Advice and guidance for keeping children safe on the Internet.
Te Kotare Waiata Māori for children, teachers and whānau
Disney Family Disney's family site with advice, recipes, activities, etc.
Storynory Free audio stories for kids
For families – Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Learning
Early Education The government Education website. This link is for Early Education (0-6yrs)
General education links
For people interested in teaching
For Hutt City Kindergarten Teachers
Centre for Research on Children and Families
Collective Employment Agreement
Down the Back of the Chair Education resources
Education Counts - research and statistical data about NZ education
Te Kete Ipurangi - The Online Learning Centre
Teachers Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
TRCC - Teachers Refresher Courses