News from our campaign, personal stories from Kiwi parents, and more.

Display at Irmgard Ritchie Kindergarten

After their NZEI paid union meeting Rowena, Lyn, Christi, Tania and Kelly at Irmgard Ritchie Kindergarten put up hearts posters around the kindergarten. “We spoke to our whānau about the importance of 100 percent qualified ECE teachers, the funding cuts, and what we are asking from the government.  We also gave them handouts.”  

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Campaign for Better Funding in South Auckland

Staff, parents and children at Finlayson Park Childcare Centre celebrated the launch of a campaign to end Government’s the six-year funding freeze of early childhood education. The campaign called “Every Child is Worth It” seeks to reverse a six year trend of diminishing income for early childhood centres that has forced many to reduce the […]

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Every Child Is Worth It launched on the Shore

Parents, children and staff from Highbury House Early Learning Centre enjoyed speeches, art activities, song and cake at tyhe launch of the funding campaign on Auckland’s North Shore. With National Leadership Group member Julia de Jong as M.C., the children welcomed everyone with waiata and we then heard a heartfelt speech from parent Kirsten Whylie. […]

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