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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is fast approaching (12th February!) and it's an opportunity to bring some Chinese culture to your classroom. According to Chinese astrology, the year a person is born is represented by one of twelve Zodiac animals:2021 marks the year of the ox. So...

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Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming!

The sun is shining, the red blooms are starting to appear on the Pohutukawa trees and barbecues, catered by Santa’s elves, are being lit along the beaches. It’s beginning to look a whole lot like Christmas around here, so it’s time to put up your classroom Christmas...

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The Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby League World Cup

  The Rugby League World Cup kicks off today! New Zealand Kiwis have their first match on Saturday 28th against Samoa (pass the popcorn). Not only are New Zealand players fantastic at rugby, but they are also fantastic at performing one of the most famous...

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Māori Language Week

Māori Language Week

Kia ora! Today marks the start of Māori Language Week, aimed at promoting the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of New Zealand! This year’s theme is “Kia ora te reo Māori” which was chosen to celebrate New Zealand’s indigenous...

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