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The Importance of Curriculum, Philosophy and Teachers in Childcare

New Zealand’s early childhood education industry has a wonderful reputation as being among the world’s best. We are known for our focus on play-based learning, our bicultural framework and our goal of empowering lifelong learners. Any childcare centre or kindergarten […]

The First 5 Years of Learning in Early Childhood Education

The first five years of a child's life are incredibly significant and influential, not just for their development but also for ensuring children are supported to land on the right pathway for future success. Simple experiences that you see happen [...]

Winter Wonderland at Piccolini Hastings

Our different seasons throughout the year present so many learning opportunities for tamariki. Here at Piccolini Kindergarten and Childcare Hastings, we believe that there is no reason for learning and play to stop in the cooler months, in fact there [...]