Roots & Shoots

Our awarded invention roots & shoots Our award-winning and patented Roots and Shoots™ diagram is a clever Kiwi invention that uses biomimicry to give your child a head start in school. By visualising your child’s entire learning history and direction through a constantly evolving diagram, our model represents the “Roots” of your child’s hidden potential, […]

Te Whāriki

NZ early childhood curriculum the nz ece learning framework Our centres are guided by the Principles, Strands and Goals of Te Whāriki, the NZ early childhood curriculum, which are summarised as: The early childhood curriculum will empower our tamariki to learn and grow; The early childhood curriculum will reflect the holistic way children learn and grow; The wider world of the whanau and […]

Learning Outcomes

Tomorrow’s Leaders learning outcomes for your child Our Core Learning Principles are designed to empower your child to develop confidence and pride in their abilities, foster holistic development, learn about the importance of family and community support networks, and develop positive relationships with people, places, and things. Our Key Learning Areas are carefully selected to […]

Gaia Philosophy

A journey back to the future the gaia (earth) education philosophy ® Our Gaia (Earth) Education Philosophy® is where modern Earth Science meets Ancient Cultural Knowledge in a nature immersive environment to create “childcare like you’ve never seen before!” Our philosophy has been in the making for over 4 billion (and 50!) years and is […]

Daily Rhythm

OUR DAILY RHYTHM daily activities & child-initiated themes Complementing our own Gaia (Earth) Education Philosophy, our approach to caring and educating is also deeply rooted in the teachings of Dr. Emmi Pikler and Magda Gerber, which are commonly known as the “Philosophy of Respect, Trust, and Care.” This philosophy emphasises building strong relationships, slowing down, […]


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