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New Campus Group half year report.

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Dear School Community and Trustees The New Campus Group has been like a duck swimming these last 6 months, all calm on the surface but busy legs underneath. It is a duck with a purpose, and that is to secure the new home space for our community and our school. Our previous report was presented… Read more »

Visiting Architect explains Consensus Design

Consensus Design book

We had the pleasure of hosting Matthew ter Borg for three days last week.  Matthew is a Wellington based Architect who specialises in Consensus Design.  Consensus Design is a process developed by UK based architect Christopher Day, to help groups with architectural design.  Christopher gave a presentation at our school three years ago. On Thursday… Read more »

Class one open day

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The class one open day saw Jane, our class one teacher, and Helen, a teacher from kindergarten, introducing kindergarten parents to the school.  After an introduction in the class one room by Jane, the group toured the school to see other classrooms and the handwork room.

Kindergarten administrator position

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The Motueka Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten is currently seeking to employ a part-time Office Administrator, starting Term 1, 2015, to work collaboratively with our team of dedicated and passionate kindergarten teachers. For further details, please download the Job description and Application pack here. Kindergarten administrator job specification click here Kindy admin job Applicant Details click here ApplicantDetails

Kindergarten celebrates 30th Birthday.

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Present and past parents of the Motueka Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten are celebrating the kindergarten’s 30th birthday this month.  The main event was a barn dance held in Riverside Hall last Saturday night.  It was a fitting place to celebrate as the kindergarten grew out of a handwork group that started in Yvonne Vincent’s living room… Read more »

Adults come to learn.

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The day started with a morning circle, but the day was a Sunday and the students were adults.  23 adults attended the Art of Waldorf Education workshops on Sunday 10th August.  The group comprised parents, teachers and other interested people.  Warwick started the programme with a talk on Warmth, which he approached from several angles…. Read more »

Willow Weaving

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Children, parents and teachers enjoyed a day of creativity building a willow wall.  The wall has beautiful organic shapes and acts as a screen between the field and the driveway.  The project was organised by Tanja, and landscape architect Guy Redmund taught us the skills.  The willow will sprout into life in spring and we… Read more »

Traffic and Community Survey

Did you know that 62% of our students come to school by bicycle, walking, car pooling or bus? Did you know that 45% of our families have 2 or more children at the school, kindergarten and playgroups? 80% of families with children who potentially could attend the new campus at Atamai Village indicated they would… Read more »

New Crepe Stall

Taste Tasman

Our new Crepes fundraising stall is getting lots of use.  First the Autumn Fair, then Mapua Easter fair, and last week we were at Taste Tasman.  Each time we try to improve the menu and service.  Here is a picture of us setting up at Taste Tasman.  

Radio Interview

Our project to build a new campus is gaining public profile.  The local radio station invited Peter for an interview about the school and our plans. Listen to the audio here.