MANZ Conference 2023

4 August 2023 - MANZ /; Uncategorized

Be Inspired and Inspire;Whakamanawahia te manawa. What a sensational conference we shared this year at Waipuna Conference Centre, Auckland.  We were exceptionally fortunate to have our International speakers this year with J McKeever from America, Kavya Chandrasekhar from India, Kei Ikeda from Australia and our very own Arapera Herewini-Card. Covering a range of Inspiring topics our…

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MANZ Conference 2024 Speakers

22 February 2023 - MANZ

Keynote Speakers Arapera Herewini-Card Arapera Card is the Pouhere Kaupapa Māori | Senior Advisor Māori for Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ). Arapera who has over 30 years of experience in early childhood education, beginning in Te Kōhanga Reo with her own tamariki comes from a long line of chiefs through her Ngāpuhi…

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MANZ Conference 2022

7 August 2022 - MANZ

What a fantastic conference we have just had, held in the inspiring Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. Our in-person conference was particularly special with all Aotearoa, New Zealand keynote speakers with our theme: Leaving no one left behind, He waka eke noa. Our inspiring workshops made it difficult to choose which speakers…

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MANZ Conference 2021

3 August 2021 - MANZ

What another wonderful conference we have just had, held in the beautiful city of Taupō. After the cancellation of last year’s conference, it was wonderful just to be all together, catching up with one another and chatting with like-minded people. The happy buzz that surrounded the conference this year was a testament to how much…

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100 Things You Can Do to Help Your Tamariki

1 October 2020 - Parenting

This booklet has been designed to support you with different ideas that you could do with your young child to assist him/her in developing in ways that will cultivate a sense of independence, self-respect, love of peace and passion for self-chosen work done well. We hope you find it useful. View or download a copy…

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Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award 2020

3 July 2020 - Awards

We are excited to announce that the 2020 Dr Chisnall Memorial Award goes to Golden Grove School for their application entitled “Children’s Rights.” You can read their full application and that of other past winners here.

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MANZ Conference 2020 – Postponed

1 April 2020 - MANZ

It was with regret that the decision was made to postpone the MANZ 2020 Conference as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the government restrictions around mass gatherings and events for over 100 people. We thank you for your understanding and patience at this unprecedented time and look forward to welcoming you to the…

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MANZ Study Grant 2019 Recipient

23 July 2019 - Awards

The recipient for 2019 was Ashleigh Millar from Meraki Montessori Primary School. This is to assist Ashleigh with her costs for the AMI 6-12 years diploma in Bergamo, Italy.

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Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award 2019

23 July 2019 - Awards

This year we had six applications for the Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award, which was fantastic. It was also the first year MANZ offered $500 to the winning recipient. The applicants were: BestStart Johnsonville, Wellington – Expanding Te Tiriti 0 WaitangiMontessori House of Children Hamilton – Reaching outMontessori Bethlehem, Tauranga – Oral LanguageWa Ora Montessori…

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MANZ Conference 2019

23 July 2019 - MANZ

Building resilience, resourcefulness and reciprocity for a peaceful world: Ka whakawhanake i te aumangea, ka rarahi ake i ngà rawa, ka tauutuutu i te rangimarie o te ao hurihuri nei. It was my great pleasure to welcome you all to MANZ Conference 2019 at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre Auckland. We had an amazing…

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Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award 2018

19 September 2018 - Awards

The winner of the Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award 2018 was Montessori at Moturoa Primary School – Environmental Quest. You can read their application in Montessori Voices Issue 92 (Dec 2018).

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