Five Things

We've been lucky with mild weather for camps this year, but winter is on its way and we're definitely starting to feel the days closing in. When you’re cosying up indoors in the evening, check out these links from around the web: This short video is about the growth...

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Our People: Gemma

One of the things we really enjoy about our 'people' blog posts is that along with the reader, we also get to know the people we work with better! This week we are sharing the words of Gemma, one of our POET Programme Coordinators: I’m a first generation New Zealander...

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2019 Camp Wrap Up #1

Our Programme Coordinators have hit the ground running this term with 8 camps already completed. Here's a run down of how they went - first up is Donald: It's midterm and time for a recap on what’s happened so far. My first programme for the year was Tarawera High...

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Manoeuvring South

There's no chance of being stung by a scorpion in NZ so you can see why Andrew Quick enjoys his outdoor adventures down under.  Over to you Andrew... I was born and raised in a small city called Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, which meant unfettered access to the great African...

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Five things

Hi everyone - it's been a long hot summer here with this scorching, dry weather showing no sign of abating. During those moments when we've been hiding indoors trying to stay cool, we've enjoyed reading, browsing and bookmarking some interesting things from around the...

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Back to School Lunch Challenge

Children across NZ will be going to back to school over the next few weeks and one of the biggest challenges for parents is ensuring their children eat a healthy lunch, if at all. Preparing lunches that are cost effective, convenient and that kids will actually eat...

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