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 to like minded people. The happy buzz that surrounded the conference this year was a testament to how…

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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 to develop in ways which 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 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 Waitangi Montessori House of Children Hamilton – Reaching out Montessori Bethlehem, Tauranga – Oral Language…

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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)or download below.

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MANZ Conference 2018

19 September 2018 • MANZ

It was wonderful to see so many attending MANZ Conference 2018. There were 310 attendees (our best number yet), 25 exhibitors (a record number) and amazing speakers; both international and NZ. Reading the evaluations of attendees, it appears that those attending gained a lot from it. The September issue of e-zine Informed had reflections written…

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MANZ Study Grant 2018

19 September 2018 • Awards

MANZ Study Grant for 2018 was awarded to Tracey Bangs of Fountain City Montessori.  This was to assist with the costs of attending the MMEF AMI Montessori Assistants Certificate Course Birth to Three in September 2018.  

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Binda Goldsbrough Research Fund 2018

19 September 2018 • Awards

Jane McLeod, from Little Earth Queenstown is the recipient of the Binda Goldsbrough Research Fund.  Jane’s research is entitled “Repositioning the Montessori Method Within a Contemporary Mathematical Approach”  

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