News

May 2019
Active Explorers Tai Tapu teachers Suzi and Trish graduate

A big congratulations to Suzi and Trish who have just graduated with their Bachelor of Teaching and Learning ECE. Well done!

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Evolve named NZ’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator

Evolve Education Group has been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator in the 2019 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands awards.

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April 2019
Pigeon Valley Fires Fundraiser

Nelson early learning centre Active Explorers Richmond is holding a unique fundraising event to support those who helped battle the Pigeon Valley Fires.

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March 2019
Wheels on the Bikes Go Round and Round

Trikes, bikes, scooters, skateboards – and even some rollerblades – descended on Active Explorers Glenfield recently for the much anticipated Wheel Day.

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Home grown salad sandwiches

Today we picked some of the lettuce out of our garden and made some sandwiches for afternoon tea.

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February 2019
Big Heart Day

Valentine’s Day has long been celebrated all over the globe – but this year on February 14 Active Explorers Richmond took our annual day of hearts to a whole new level.

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December 2018
Nigel Latta talks parenting in Hawkes Bay

Parenting guru Nigel Latta touched down in Hawkes Bay last week, to share valuable insights with around 100 local parents.

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November 2018
Rubbish Scarecrow the Pick of the Bunch

The creative and environmentally conscious kids at Active Explorers Farnborough have taken out second prize in the much-anticipated Hamilton Gardens Scarecrow Festival.

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We’re Going on a Snail Hunt

Today the children went on a snail hunt, exploring our West Coast playground and discovering an abundance of snails amongst the flax and punga trees.

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October 2018
Big Day Out Fundraiser for Lachie Big Success

Read all about it in the Hokitika Guardian.

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September 2018
Whanau Disco and Shave for Lachie success at Active Explorers Hokitika!

Active Explorers Hokitika organised a Disco and Shave for Lachie's recovery!

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Shave for Lachie

Logan, Ollie and Archie of Active Explorers Hokitika are going under the razor in a quest to raise money for their preschool friend who is battling Leukemia.

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Celebrating Maori Language Week at Active Explorers Tai Tapu

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Maori Language Week)

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August 2018
Sausage sizzle lunch and bath salts making session at Active Explorers Hokitika

Renee and Ben Patterson from DōTERRA offered to supply a sausage sizzle lunch followed by a bath salts making session.

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Active Explorers Victoria visits a Marae

Some of the children and teachers from Te Puawai tots room at Active Explorers Victoria visited Te Hotu Manawa o Rangitane Marae.

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Snow Day at Active Explorers Glenfield

The snow has arrived at Active Explorers Glenfield on a gorgeous blue day. All our children Infants, Toddlers and Preschool were so excited and had so much fun.

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Active Explorers Building Money Smarts with BNZ

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

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July 2018
Matariki, harakeke and weaving at Active Explorers Victoria Ave

So much pride for our Active Explorers whanau in Victoria Ave, celebrating biculturalism.

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Celebrating Matariki at Active Explorers Broadway

Active Explorers Broadway have a new tradition that climaxes the Matariki celebrations - a wearable arts evening!

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Snow Day at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay

Active Explores Blockhouse Bay had a Snow Day on Thursday 12th July.

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June 2018
Active Explorers Central City relaxes with some Yoga

Active Explorers Central city is on a relaxing health kick with weekly yoga sessions.

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Active Explorers Richmond Celebrate Matariki with a hangi

Active Explorers Richmond put down a hāngi for all its whanau to celebrate Matariki.

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Active Explorers Henderson visit the Museum to learn about Matariki.

Active Explorers Henderson visited the Museum to learn about Matariki. They learned about Hotonui, Matariki and her daughters, and a lot more.

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Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay has Special guests for Matariki

Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay was visited by the 'Kapa Haka team' From Glenavon School to perform for them as part of their Matariki celebrations.

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Pink Day at Active Explorers Kaiwharawhara

Active Explorers Kaiwharawhara raised $50 to support the Breast Cancer Foundation’s research towards a cure for breast cancer.

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May 2018
Active Explorers Henderson raises money for the Himalayan Trust

During the month of May, Active Explorers Henderson have been celebrating 65 years since Sir Edmund Hillary accomplished the expedition to climb Mount Everest.

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Mother's Day Market at Active Explorers Mana

Active Explorers Mana held a Mother's Day Market and managed to raise an outstanding $287.10 for Te Whare Tiaki Wahine Porirua (The Womens Refuge).

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Active Explorers Farnborough took a trip to Raglan

A great beginning to a real understanding of the plight of the Maui Dolphin.

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April 2018
Making ANZAC cookies at Active Explorers Highbrook

Today we made ANZAC biscuits with the children at Active Explorers Highbrook.

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ANZAC Day at Active Explorers Mana

On Tuesday 24th of April, Active Explorers Mana held a special ANZAC ceremony in their playground.

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March 2018
Open Day at Active Explorers Tai Tapu

Active Explorers Tai Tapu recently held an Open Day, where they invited miniature horses, guinea pigs and face painting to keep the children entertained.

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Newly hatched chicks at Active Explorers Glenfield

Over the past little while, the children at Active Explorers Glenfield have very excitedly watched the chicken eggs, in an incubator in the classroom waiting for them to hatch.

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Active Explorers Farnborough at the Zoo

Active Explorers Farnborough visited the Auckland Zoo to explore the Bug Lab!

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February 2018
Enrolment Deal: Now On!

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

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August 2017
Active Explorers Henderson annual art show

Each year we hold our annual art show for our families/whanau.

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Matariki ‘Wearable Arts Evening’

Celebrating Matariki with a ‘Wearable Arts Evening’ has become a tradition in our Palmerston North centres.

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Visiting the Nelson Provincial Museum

Active Explorers Richmond enjoyed a visit to the Nelson Provincial Museum!

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Active Explorers Kaiwharawhara Juniors Room

As part of our latest programme planning at Active Explorers Kaiwharawhara we invited parents to speak in front of our tamariki in the Juniors Room.

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ECE & NCEA

Active Explorers Victoria Ave and Palmerston North Boys High School are doing NCEA level 2 together.

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