MANZ Conference 2017

11 August 2017 - MANZ

The conference has been and gone with us all having the opportunity to listen, learn, reflect and, of course, network with one another. We were very fortunate to have Peta Gibson, Robin Padar, Michael Duffy, Jan Gaffney and Eve Scott as our speakers, who were all well received. Some comments from attendees include: Fantastic to…

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Tribute to Dr Nicola Chisnall (1955-2013)

21 April 2017 - Awards

Dr Nicola Chisnall died after a two-year battle with cancer. Her funeral was held in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 24, 2013. Nicky and her family wanted her funeral service to highlight the different parts of her life.  This tribute to her outstanding contribution to Montessori education was made by Ana Pickering, former executive officer…

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Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award 2015

4 March 2017 - Awards

The winner of the 2015 award was Meraki Montessori in Silverdale, Auckland. A school that the community built. Meraki Montessori paid tribute to the community that enabled the establishment of New Zealand’s newest Montessori primary school. “We would like to nominate for this award ALL of the amazing community that gave up their time and Christmas…

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2014 Winner of the inaugural Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award

2 March 2017 - Awards

Over 650 votes were cast in the inaugural Dr Nicola Chisnall Memorial Award. The overall winner of for 2014 was Wā Ora Montessori School from Lower Hutt. Wā Ora Montessori School won the online vote, and Kowhai Montessori Preschool won the conference vote. The award was made by Dave Stott at the MANZ Conference dinner…

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