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December

Christmas donations from Lollipops Newton for our community

Families at Lollipops Newton Rd generously donated gifts for women and children in need in our community to make their Christmas very special.

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Lollipops Grey Lynn Children's Xmas party

Despite the weather we all celebrated our magic of Christmas themed party together in style at Lollipops Grey Lynn.  Maize the magician was a hit, followed by performances from all of the children and finally a visit from Santa!

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November

नमस्ते Namaste! And Happy Diwali!

Lollipops Newton Road celebrated one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture this week – Diwali, the festival of lights.

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What's Cooking at Lollipops Pegasus?

Weekly baking and cooking classes are proving to be a big hit with the kids at Lollipops Pegasus.

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Diyas and Dancing at Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with great ceremony and show at Lollipops Millennium.

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Happy Halloween!

Lollipops Newton Road has been abuzz with excitement over the past few weeks, with Halloween celebrations in full swing.

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Halloween Antics

Halloween was celebrated in true spooky style at Lollipops Grey Lynn this year

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October

In a Galaxy, Far, Far Away

Lollipops Grey Lynn’s Preschool room children have just been learning about the solar system, and to celebrate all they’ve learnt, last week they took a trip to Auckland’s Stardome.

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The Wonky Donkey Heads to Birkenhead

The story of the Wonky Donkey has captured the hearts of children (and adults) across the globe – and this week youngsters at Lollipops Birkenhead were treated to a visit from the author himself. Craig Smith.

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September

A Super Father's Day Celebration at Lollipops Rolleston

Lollipops Rolleston held a Father's Day Family Evening with the fun “My Dad is my Super Hero” theme.

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Bake a Wish at Lollipops Airport

The Lollipops Airport Bake A Wish ‘Bake Sale’ has taken off and the team have already raised over $450 for the Make A Wish Foundation.

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August

Father’s Day at Lollipops Newton Rd

“One day is not enough to honour how special of a father you truly are because you are amazing every day of the year. Thank you for all that you do. I love you!”

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SPCA Cupcake Day at Lollipops North Harbour

The children at Lollipops North Harbour made cupcakes to sell to raise money for the SPCA.

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BNZ Closed for Good at Lollipops

The financial literacy skills of children across the country were given a big boost yesterday, and pre-schoolers at 12 Lollipops centres (36 of Evolve’s early childhood education centres) were some of the lucky recipients.

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July

Lollipops Millennium hosts a pajama party!

We had cuddly snuggles in the blanket, read stories, watched movies and the older children even had popcorn while the younger ones enjoyed a cake that they had baked for the day.

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Lollipops Millennium visits Butterfly Creek

The Kiwi Room children from Lollipops Millennium recently went on a trip to Butterfly Creek.

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Hands on Creatures came to Green Bay Lollipops

One little bug went out to play, On a spider’s web one day. He had ever so much fun, He called for another bug to come.

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June

Lollipops Waiuku supports #JammiesinJune

Lollipops Waiuku showed it's support to #Jammiesinjune by hosting a PJ day for the children.

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Lollipops Newton Goes Straw Free!

Children at Lollipops Newton have been actively involved in learning about how to take care of the Planet Earth and our environment.

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Cultural Day at Lollipops Newton

Everyone came dressed up in their cultural/ethnic wear and brought a plate of the traditional food to share with other families.

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May

Pancakes at Lollipops Ellerslie

Earlier this week the preschool children at Lollipops Ellerslie made pikelets and pancakes for afternoon tea.

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St John Ambulance visits Lollipops Millennium

St. John Ambulance visited the children at Lollipops Millennium!

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Rabbits at Lollipops Te Rapa

Lollipops Te Rapa recently welcomed two mini lop rabbits to their family.

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Lollipops Hazeldean visits Hagley Park

The Preschoolers from Lollipops Hazeldean in Christchurch embraced the wet and the cold for a visit to Hagley Park.

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Te Reo Singalong at Lollipops Millennium

The highlight of this week was the long-awaited "Singalong Te Reo Show" conducted by Sharon and Alan Halt.

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Family Takeaway Evening at Lollipops Blighs Road

Lollipops Blighs Road had a great turn out for Family Takeaway Evening with lots families joining, and some entertainment from Melanie Poppins!

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Lollipops Kumeu collects food donations for the Auckland Ronald McDonald House

The past couple of weeks Lollipops Kumeu have been doing a food collection for the Auckland Ronald McDonald House.

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April

Lollipops Kumeu's Holiday Program

Lollipops Kumeu is currently running a really fun "holiday program" with their pre-schoolers. Some of the most exciting features thus far have included Green Eggs and Ham Day, Whacky Wednesday, and Pirate Day!

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Movie Day at Lollipops Albany

Today was movie day for the pre-schoolers at Lollipops Albany!

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Exploring the Solar System at Lollipops Parnell

The Pukeko Room at Lollipops Parnell has been learning abouts space, planets and the solar system.

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March

Easter at Lollipops Newton Road

We all went out on a mini excursion to the local businesses in our community handing out the Easter Goody bags we made with love.

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Happy Holi from Lollipops Pukekohe

In the first week of March, Lollipops Pukekohe celebrated the "Holi" Indian colour festival.

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Traditional Cook Island Performance at Lollipops Airport

Recently the Lollipops Airport centre had the privilege of being entertained by a traditional Cook Island performance. One of the preschoolers, 4-year old Khloe performed with her grandfather, nanna, uncle and dad on the Cook Island drums.

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Heart Day at Lollipops Ruapehu Drive

Lollipops Ruapehu Drive in Palmerston North held their Heart Day on the 14th of February. Heart Day is celebrated on the same day as Valentine's Day to raise awareness for the New Zealand Heart Foundation.

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Lollipops Blighs Road & the Maui Dolphin

After writing a letter to the Prime Minister about the plight of the Maui dolphin (which is on the edge of extinction) Lollipops Blighs Road received a letter back, and held an art auction.

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A trip to the zoo with Lollipops Newton

The aim is to provide the children with an experience outside the center and gain awareness by looking closely at the real animals - what they eat, how they look, and their habitat. Most of all, this trip was exciting, informative, and fun - and that is one of the values we cherish as we grow and learn!

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February

Healthy Heart and Chinese New Year at Lollipops Newton Road

It's been a busy week at Lollipops Newton Road, with two big celebrations, Healthy Heart Day and Chinese New Year!

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Enrolment Deal: Now On!

Back to School enrolment deal available now! Find out more here.

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January

Christmas at Lollipops Newton

Santa arrived from the North Pole and surprised us all with the wonderful presents… HO HO HO!! Children and their families welcomed Santa to Lollipops Newton. We were lucky to also have fairy visiting, and a bouncy castle which made the day even better.

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November

Lollipops Kumeu Art Exhibition

Lollipops Kumeu raised $1550 to donate to Hope Foster Care NZ and Autism NZ through a very successful art exhibition. This beautiful event brought the community together and gave the children a great sense of belonging and pride. Our teachers, parents, grandparents and visitors to the centre were beyond impressed by our children's work.

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October

Pet Safari and Diwali at Lollipops Newton Road

Last week was very exciting at Lollipops Newton Road as they had a visit from a pet zoo and also celebrated Diwali.

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August

Matariki at Lollipops Greenlane

Lollipops Greenlane were fortunate to be invited to attend a workshop on delving deeper and understanding the real meaning of Matariki.

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