Home' Whangarei Leader : April 12th 2011 Contents 16 WHANGAREI LEADER, APRIL 12, 2011
Are you passionate about caring for babies and young
children? Do you have an Early Childhood qualification or
would like to?
Do you want to become a PORSE Educator?
an In-Home Educator in your own home, or a Nanny Educator in a family home.
Do you currently have someone caring for your children?
Find out more about how they could beneft from being part of the
Affordable In-Home Childcare available now with one of our exceptional educators!
Have a chat with our PORSE Consultant Di Krissansen. Di offers personalised service to discuss your childcare needs and find the right Educator for you
and your family. You may be eligible for 20 Hours ECE subsidy for 3 to 5 year olds, WINZ Childcare subsidy, a PORSE subsidy, and multi-birth hours.
Call the Whangarei team on 438 5100 or visit w w w.PORSE.co.nz
Home Educators with vacancies
Spaces now available with
PORSE Home Educators in
Central Whangarei Matarau
Let PORSE help you
make this decision
easier with our varied,
fexible options for
Wherever you see the PORSE
orange flag you will find a PORSE
learning programme taking place
in the community.
So pack some snacks, hat and
sunscreen, and come along and join us
in observing and supporting our littlies
at play. TERM TIME ONLY
Thursdays, 9.30am - 11.30am
11a Edge Street Onerahi
Wednesdays, 10am - 11.30am
The Quarry Gardens, Russell Road
PORSE in our Community
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An old-fashioned family day
Who nose where?: Jonjo Porter takes his turn to pin the trunk on the elephant with help
from Angela Whittam.
To celebrate World
Children s day Manaia
Kindergarten held a
Children of Whangarei
About 100 parents and
students accepted an
invitation to enjoy a fun
day of fete favourites
including face painting,
horse riding, games,
apple bobbing and a
There was also a lucky
dip and a photo booth.
It was a wonderful
warm sunny evening and
the event was very well
attended, teacher Robyn
It was an opportunity
for students and their
families to mix and
mingle while teachers
gave guided tours of the
has three qualified early
childhood teachers and
caters for children from
three to four years old.
Schools urged to apply for awards
Schools are being urged to act
quickly to try to win a share of
this year s $20,000 Northland
Regional Council Environmental
Council Environmental Edu-
cation Officer Susan Botting says
schools have until May 17 to apply
for funding via the awards, which
aim to boost environmental edu-
cation in the north.
Ms Botting says the council
recently sent fliers to 150 North-
land schools alerting them to the
Each school can apply for a
maximum $2000 in Environ-
mental Curriculum Awards
funding, which must be spent on
school-based environmental edu-
Although the May 17 deadline
is some time away, schools are
urged to get their applications in
as soon as possible.
Ms Botting says last year 19
Northland schools were funded for
schoolground projects ranging
from honey harvesting to a bush-
based learning platform and tack-
ling exotic pest plants.
She says applicants need to
show how their schools are
putting effort into sustainably
managing Northland s natural
and physical resources.
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