Appointment welcomed 19-Dec-2016
Clare Wells, chief executive of New Zealand..
Funding for children’s futures 18-Nov-2016
New Zealand Kindergartens Te Pūtahi Kura Puhou o ..
NZK celebrates Teachers’ Day 28-Oct-2016
Aotearoa New Zealand Teachers’ Day is ..
NZK congratulates NEiTA Award recipients 16-Sep-2016
New Zealand Kindergartens congratulates the early chi..
“We owe it to every child to make sure they ..
Māori Language Week 04-Jul-2016
New Zealand Kindergartens marks Māori Language Wee..
Budget - a big disappointment 26-May-2016
The government had the ideal opportunity to invest..
A tribute to Professor Anne Smith 23-May-2016
Anne was a leading figure for children’s rig..
NZ Kindergartens welcomes the Minister of Educatio..
New Years Honour awarded to Professor Helen May 05-Jan-2016
New Zealand Kindergartens, Te Pūtahi Kura Puhou O Aot..
The Education Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate ..
CALL FOR PAPERS ..
Updating the Education Act 1989 – have your say! 18-Nov-2015
Minister of Education Hekia Parata launched a publ..
Post-graduate qualifications welcomed 15-Oct-2015
NZ Kindergartens (NZK) welcomes the announcement tha..
Advisory Group report welcomed 05-Oct-2015
NZ Kindergartens (NZK) welcomes the Advisory Group..
This weekend New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Execu..
2015 NZK Governance Hui 14-Sep-2015
Over the weekend, New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) ..
Broader approach to child poverty needed 25-Aug-2015
Last week the government released the 2015 Househo..
This week is Maths Week. While Maths Week is tradi..
Growing the kindergarten network 14-Jul-2015
Congratulations to Kidsfirst Kindergartens on open..
New Zealand Kindergartens congratulates the winner..
Clare Wells, Chief Executive of New Zealand ..
Special Education Working Group Report Released 28-May-2015
In late 2014, New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) ..
New Zealand Kindergartens acknowledges the $75 mil..
Growing Kindergarten 18-May-2015
Kindergarten has been in New Zealand for over 125 ..
New Zealand Kindergartens congratulates the elev..
Kindergarten children mark ANZAC Day 29-Apr-2015
Children, whānau and teachers across the country m..
Tribute to Judith Duncan 08-Apr-2015
Judith Duncan had a long association with kinderga..
New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) acknowledges the g..
2015 Education Excellence Awards Judges Named 03-Mar-2015
Today, Minister of Education Hekia Parata announce..
Children’s Day 2015 - Treasure our Children 26-Feb-2015
New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) acknowledges Chi..
The 2015 State of the Nation report from the Salva..
New professional body for teachers 12-Feb-2015
The passage of the Education Amendment Bill (No 2)..
Focus on ECE in 2015 14-Jan-2015
2015 promises to be a pivotal year for early chi..
Congratulations to New Year Honours recipients 13-Jan-2015
New Zealand Kindergartens, Te Pūtahi Kura P..
Inequality rising - OECD 22-Dec-2014
A new report from the Organisation for Economic Co..
Kindergartens Embrace Enviroschools Programme 10-Dec-2014
A winning partnership between a school and kinde..
NZ Kindergartens congratulates Dr Helen May,..
New Zealand Kindergartens congratulates Christine Alford on ..
Political party ECE policies – election 2014 26-Aug-2014
As election-day approaches, political parties are ..
The Rimutaka and Wellington Region Free Kindergarten Asso..
Shaping the future 28-Jul-2014
It is election year and political parties have beg..
Kindergarten Excellence 21-May-2014
National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) ..
Budget invests an extra $155.7m in ECE 15-May-2014
Read the government media release regarding ECE fu..
ECE funding lacks focus on quality 15-May-2014
New Zealand Kindergartens welcomes the $155...
Kindergarten will feature at the Auckland, Welling..
New kindergarten organisation for Taranaki 03-Mar-2014
A new organisation operating the 24 kindergartens ..
Kindergarten celebrates Children’s Day 2014 28-Feb-2014
New Zealand Kindergartens acknowledges Children’s..
Prime Minister visits kindergarten 20-Feb-2014
The Prime Minister has two separate visits to kindergar..
Politicians Support Access to High Quality ECE 04-Feb-2014
A number of select committee reports were released..
Collaboration key to success in education 15-Jan-2014
Kindergarten will celebrate its 125th year in New Zealan..
For nearly 125 years, kindergarten has been commit..
ECE leaders sceptical about quality of education 02-Aug-2013
New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive, Clare Well..
New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive, Clare Well..
New Zealand Kindergartens Chief Executive, Clare Wells, ..
Maintaining high quality ECE is key to lifting achievement and ensuring 5 out of 5 learners succeed 29-May-2013
While the government commitment to increasing participat..
New Zealand Kindergartens (http://www.nzkinderga..
Increased investment - does it go far enough? 16-May-2013
The $172.5 million to early childhood education (E..
Budget 2013 - Education 14-May-2013
Radio New Zealand (http://www.radionz.co.nz/nationa..
There is a great deal of positive momentum and focus on ..
ICT and early childhood education 07-Nov-2012
New Zealand Education Review published an article on the ..
“A passionate advocate for the rights of child..
Radio New Zealand investigates the issue of compulsory early childhood education for beneficiaries 31-Oct-2012
Listen to the story here (http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/..
New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) response to the release of the White Paper for Vulnerable Children 11-Oct-2012
“NZK welcomes the practical initiatives outlin..
In its oral submission this week, New Zealand Kindergartens ..
Last week a coroner’s report was released on the death..
A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit ranks New..
Advisory group warns about education quality 31-May-2012
Radio New Zealand investigates a recent report from the gove..
“New Zealand Kindergartens welcomes recommend..
“Additional funding to support increased participa..
Teachers were honoured yesterday at the National E..
On Sunday 15 April, the Radio NZ Insight programme featu..
ECE fears more funding cuts 26-Mar-2012
Early childhood educations services are concerned that the 2..
Early education's critical path 14-Feb-2012
We are at a critical crossroad for early childhood educa..
Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced the establ..
NZ Kindergarten Response to Treasury Briefing Recommendations for Early Childhood Education 03-Feb-2012
New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) warns that targeti..
New Zealand Kindergartens looks forward to engaging in t..
CHILDREN SHOULD BE AT THE HEART OF POLICY 08-Aug-2011
Ensuring the needs and aspirations of all children and t..
Kindergarten funding 21-Jul-2011
Questions were raised in the media recently about kinderg..
STANDARDS UNDERMINED 01-Jul-2011
The Ministry of Education’s latest decision to allo..
ECE Taskforce Report Released 01-Jun-2011
TASKFORCE PROPOSES RADICAL SHIFT IN FUNDING ..
An increase of $550 million for early childhood education..
Funding cuts take effect 31-Jan-2011
News Release Millions of dollars wil..
More funding cuts to kindergartens 25-Nov-2010
Another million dollars will be cut from Government fundi..
Early Childhood Education Funding Protest 04-Nov-2010
Teachers, parents and employers will be peacefully protestin..
Economic Benefits of Early Education 03-Nov-2010
Some of New Zealand’s leading economists, social comme..
Giving Teachers the Recognition They Deserve 28-Oct-2010
UNESCO World Teachers Day (celebrated on 29 October 2010) pr..
Taskforce needs to focus on children 12-Oct-2010
The Government’s newly established Taskforce on Early ..
Delegates attending the New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) ..
Opinion - Clare Wells, Dompost 8 June 2010 08-Jun-2010
Budget cuts a step backward for early childhood educati..
Children lose out in Budget Cutbacks 21-May-2010
New Zealand Kindergartens Inc, the national group representi..
Early childhood education – a sound investment 07-May-2010
“Investing in quality early childhood education is..
Kindergarten still in demand 19-Jan-2010
“Changing the way kindergartens operate and the introduc..
high quality early childhood education 03-Nov-2009
The right of every child to participate in high quality ..
Government scraps qualified teacher targets 29-Oct-2009
“Changes to the qualified teacher targets for early chil..
NZK 2009 president 13-Aug-2009
New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) welcomes Janice Bromell ..