E Tipu e Rea Early Learning Centre

Nature play, 100% qualified and long serving kaiako/teachers, exceptional ratios, excellent ERO review, not for profit, community based early learning.

Operating as usual

30/04/2024

Avoid disappointment, join our nursery waitlist.

Vacancies within our loving and caring nursery space are much sought after.

We have a maximum of 10 pēpi, and 4 permanent and qualified kaiako, exceptional ratios that are hard to find anywhere else. Our bi cultural curriculum upholds primary caregiving and respectful practice. Our outdoor area celebrates and embraces nature.
If this sounds like the right place for your whānau, give us a call (3880813) to register your interest 😊

“Mā te pā te tamaiti e whakatipu”
It takes a village to raise a child

22/04/2024

Every week we share our “Kupu o te wiki” from our teaching journal. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Follow us on TikTok for an example of the pronunciation. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​👉🏼 https://www.tiktok.com/?_t=8l4FGGNVJqs&_r=1

10/04/2024

May your Eid be full of love, laughter and light x

Photos from Talking Matters NZ's post 12/03/2024
01/03/2024

Children’s Day is a reminder of the importance of aroha for Tamariki.

There are many ways to show aroha. Including praise, encouragement and the act of sharing whānau values and whakapapa stories.

And don't forget a lot of cuddles!

It is up to all of us to make sure mokopuna feel safe, loved, and able to reach their potential.

29/02/2024

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Thanks, Girl, I've Got You with Cassie GS via Pinky McKay

25/02/2024

Children's Day New Zealand is coming up soon, creating a time for us all to pause, reflect, and honour our mokopuna 💕

This year’s theme is ‘Children are our greatest gift – He taonga te tamaiti’. As our legacy and our future, we all share a responsibility for keeping mokopuna safe and supporting them to thrive.

If you’re looking for ways to celebrate and spend time together, check out the fun activities and resources for whānau and tamariki on our website https://loom.ly/ayG3NX0

14/02/2024

Lunar New Year is an important celebration for many communities around the world! It marks the beginning of a new year on the lunar calendar as a special time to unite with whānau and friends – because gathering with people you love is a great way to start the new year!

14/01/2024

We have vacancies now available in our wonderful nursery and preschool. Please call 3880813 to arrange a visit 🙂

23/12/2023

Over the last term Talking Matters partnered with the Whakatohea Maori Trust Board to deliver He Waka Kōrero, a kaupapa for whānau to create a reo Māori plan for their whānau with young tamariki.

It's a chance for whānau to connect, share and learn from each other. The wānanga weaves together mātauranga Māori, experiences and knowledge of whānau, the science around language in the early years and kōrero from Tūpuna Parenting.

If you'd like to find out more or would like to register for next year, you can head to the website - https://www.talkingmatters.org.nz/he-waka-korero/

Photos from E Tipu e Rea Early Learning Centre's post 17/12/2023

It takes a village, and we have a wonderful one here at E Tipu e Rea.
As we come to the end of the year, we reflect back at the generosity and aroha of those that have given tautoko to our service over the year.

Our centre would not be the place it is without our Board of Trustees. Ngā mihi nui Dominee (Chairperson) Tanita (Vice Chair), Mark (Treasurer), Lariah, Luciana, Clark, Sue and Kate for ensuring the mana and wellbeing of tamariki, whānau and kaimahi is at the heart of all decision making.

We have received many generous donations and support, ngā mihi nui Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu, you have enabled us to provide clothing, kai and extend our māra kai.

Ngā mihi nui Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust, Nick (lawns), Matt (paper), Natureflow (Jared and Bart), ACTIS, Growing Kiwi Gardeners,Katie the Gardener and Vicky for her many years of tautoko towards our tēpu koha.

Ngā mihi nui Anita. Anita was able to connect us with a food provider so that we could access the excess school in lunches kai. This has had a significant impact our service being able to offer nutritious kai daily. Anita collects and delivers this to us every day, in her own time. We are so grateful.

Nga mihi nui to the wonderful and supportive kura that have made us feel connected and have made the transition to kura so positive for tamariki and whānau Haeata Community Campus, Bromley School Updates, Te Waka Unua School,Pareawa Banks Avenue School, St Martins SchoolWhītau School, St Francis Assisi Catholic School, Catholic school, Waitākiri School, New Brighton Catholic School, St. James School.

Last, but not least, ngā mihi nui to our amazing kaiako for all the manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and aroha you show each and everyday.

Wishing you all happy holidays, good kai and good times with friends and whānau x

Photos from Tākai's post 03/12/2023
01/12/2023
06/11/2023

ECECA STRIKE RALLY

The Early Childhood Education Collective Agreement (ECECA) covers 100 Community non-profit ECE Centres around NZ. Most ECECA services have long-serving teachers and support staff, and lower adult to child ratios than minimum regulations. Unfortunately, the current funding settings are for the lowest minimum standards in ECE. For ECECA services that prioritise better ratios and experienced kaiako, it is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain high-quality standards.



We are asking the government to deliver

– Additional funding to support full pay parity

– A funding system that supports and encourages high quality ECE

– Improved teacher:child ratios.



NZEI TRR members in ECE Centres covered by the Early Childhood Education Collective Agreement (ECECA) are striking to call on the government to commit to these changes. We want to maintain the high-quality standards we are committed to providing for the tamariki in our communities. Teachers’ working conditions are children’s learning conditions.



We ask you to join our ECECA Rally and be a part of the call for change. Your voice is powerful!

Register here to come along and support

https://action.nzei.org.nz/events/christchurch-ececa-strike-event

Photos from Ministry of Education NZ's post 16/10/2023

🌺 Fakaalofa lahi atu ki mutolu oti and welcome to Niue language week 2023!

21/09/2023

We note with sadness the passing of Pennie Brownlee this week. A great loss to ECE. Below is the personal reflection of an NZEI staff member and ECE Kaiako. Moe mai ra.

"The news of Pennie Brownlee's passing brings a lot of sadness to the ECE Community. She played a huge role in shaping our understanding of art, connectivity and relationship building with tamariki. When I started my journey at University to become a qualified kaiako, I had no idea I was in for a ride of unlearning and healing my inner child. Pennie Brownlee's books were one of the first that made me realise that the concept of self and love come through mana-based practice and play in infancy and toddlerhood. Even de-briefing her books with my colleagues was such an inspiring way to think about the way we planned for tamariki learning. Pennie made me love my role as a kaiako. Today we mourn the significant loss of knowledge within our ECE community, but we also celebrate the connections that we have grown with one another and with tamariki through the eyes of Pennie."

11/09/2023

He puna wai, he puna kai, he puna reo, he puna ora, ita-a-ita
A water spring, a bountiful spring, a language spring, a life spring-hold fast.

29/08/2023

Babies can’t learn to enjoy a food if they’re never offered it. 🥘

And while some babies may appear to not like a food after the first time they try it, we highly recommend you keep offering it. Here’s why:

Research shows that the more often a baby is exposed to a certain food (think green veggies) the more likely they are to accept that food later on, so offering a wide variety of foods in the early months of starting solids, when babies are most open to trying new things, greatly increases the chances that baby will eat that food into the toddler years…and beyond.

Have a baby that spits out their food? While it may look like baby doesn’t like that food, it’s much more likely that their sensory receptors and reflexes are just kicking in to push that food back out of their mouth because baby can’t figure out how to fully chew it or move the food all the way back to the throat after chewing it to swallow. This is a normal and important part of learning to eat.

Questions? 🤍


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