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June 2019
Matariki Magic at Little Earth Montessori Rosedale

As Matariki celebrations take place across the nation, the children at Little Earth Montessori Rosedale are immersed in their own special Maori New Year festivities.

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Industry Talk

Evolve CEO Rosanne Graham is focused not only on delivering the highest quality outcomes for children, but also on building rewarding and sustainable career pathways for New Zealand’s ECE professionals.

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May 2019
Life Lessons from Living Eggs

The children at Little Earth Rosedale have learnt many fun facts recently thanks to Living Eggs.

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Mum’s the Word

Mothers, grandmothers and aunties descended upon Little Earth Rosedale this morning to share a special Mother’s Day morning tea with their precious tots.

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Evolve named NZ’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator

Evolve Education Group has been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator in the 2019 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands awards.

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ANZAC Day Reflections

The children at Little Earth Montessori Rosedale commemorated ANZAC Day last week, creating gorgeous paper poppies, ANZAC cookies and a beautiful wreath.

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March 2019
Aroha Vigil Honours Christchurch Victims

On Tuesday evening, Little Earth Montessori Kapiti held an Aroha Vigil, to honour the victims and survivors of the Christchurch shootings.

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Ambulance Visit Builds Wellbeing Skills

Excitement was high at Little Earth Montessori Rosedale yesterday, as children enjoyed a special visit from St John Ambulance.

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Year of the Pig Great Reason to Celebrate

Spring festival – otherwise known as Chinese New Year – is the most highly-anticipated time of the year in Chinese culture. And this year, children and teachers at Little Earth Montessori Rosedale were lucky enough to experience the festivities first-hand thanks to our generous Chinese families.

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February 2019
Healthy Hearts Fun Day Welcomes in 2019

An obstacle course, a treasure hunt and a water slide covered in bubbles were just some of the highlights of Little Earth Queenstown’s recent Healthy Heart Fun Day.

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Little Earth Queenstown Strikes Gold

Little Earth Montessori Queenstown were the first early childhood centre in the Queenstown Lakes District to earn their Enviroschool bronze and silver awards – and now they have achieved the amazing milestone of becoming a Green Gold Enviroschool.

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September 2018
Happy Father's Day!

Little Earth Montessori Rosedale organised a lovely breakfast for Father's Day.

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August 2018
Celebrating Matariki at Little Earth Montessori Kapiti

Matariki has always been a part of our conversations here at Little Earth Montessori Kapiti. We constantly revisit books and songs about Matariki. From time to time older children also share their experiences of past Matariki celebrations at preschool. For the last two months we had more focused discussion and had various activities on it as we commemorate Māori New Year.

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June 2018
'Love of books' programme at Little Earth Queenstown

In response to feedback from primary sector that some children are starting school without knowing the educational value of books, we have started a programme of ‘Love of books’.

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May 2018
Celebrating Mothers at Little Earth Kapiti

Last week, the children have been very excited and busy preparing for our Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea. Hosting a special afternoon tea takes a lot of planning and such an event is very meaningful to the children. It is a great opportunity for the children to do something nice for others.

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April 2018
Craig Smith at Little Earth Queenstown

The children at Little Earth Queenstown are lucky! Last month, Craig Smith came to the centre to share his best stories.

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March 2018
Harvest Festival at Little Earth Montessori Kapiti

For the last five years, we have been celebrating Harvest Festival at Little Earth Kapiti as summer draws to an end.

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February 2018
Enrolment Deal: Now On!

Back to School enrolment deal available now! Find out more here.

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January 2018
Celebrating the Spirit of Christmas At Little Earth Kapiti

It has been our annual tradition at Little Earth Kapiti since we opened in 2009, that we come together as a community to celebrate Christmas with a Family Picnic at our preschool grounds.

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July 2017
Learning about the moon

After we celebrated Matariki, all the talk, and singing about the stars lead the conversation to outer space, and the moon. We had a bit of fun recreating the phases of the moon using Oreo cookies.

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June 2017
Winter has arrived at Little Earth Montessori Queenstown

As we enter winter the temperatures along with the sun creeps even lower, Little Earth Montessori Queenstown could be forgiven for staying snug inside where it’s warmer but there is so much to do.

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May 2017
Introducing Little Earth Montessori

Toward the end of last year, we took on the exciting task of creating the first sub-brand for Evolve Education Group. At the time, there were only four Montessori centres across the country, and Lollipops Educare Remuera was being transitioned to Montessori. After a few months of consultation with our Centre Managers, we feel the result is an inclusive, holistic approach that encapsulates both what Montessori stands for and what we aspire to achieve.

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