News & Events

Look what fun we had in Term 2!

Check out our science experiments! Will the eggs break if we stand on them?  Will the water leak out of the bag? Making a dinosaur park in the sandpit Other things we did: Exploring Teacher Rach's rats We had a really fun pyjama and breakfast day at Preschool Our...

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2018 Quiz Night success!

Our 2018 Quiz Night was an amazing success! And what a fun night out for our Huntsbury Preschool community! Thank you so much to Cara and her wonderful team of organisers.  A huge thank you also to all the families who made contributions and the businesses who...

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Jane’s 20th teaching anniversary celebrations

Today at Huntsbury Preschool we had a very special event - we celebrated our wonderful Jane's 20th anniversary as a teacher at our Preschool! This is a truly incredible achievement and we recognise and honour the dedication, passion and commitment that Jane has shown...

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Check out some of the things that we got up to in Term 1!

31 January - Music Mary came to visit us for one of her amazing music sessions 15 February - Awatea and Matt brought Kitten ‘Taika’ into Preschool to visit 22 February - Drama - performing 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' play 23 February - school visit to St Martins...

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Wonderful Wheelathon!

Thank you one and all for coming along to our wonderful Wheelathon last Friday afternoon.  There was quite a turn out of runner-bikes, scooters and pedal bikes with lots of whanau cheering our tamariki along! What an incredible community to be a part of. We hope that...

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Our new 4th teacher for 2018 is…

We are thrilled to announce that Jenny Cameron will become part of our teaching team from Term 1, 2018. We would like to congratulate and warmly welcome Jenny to Huntsbury Preschool. Jenny's experience is varied with private childcare, homebase care and montessori as...

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Farewell to Julia

It is with great sadness that we farewell Julia who is taking some time away from teaching as she focuses on doing her house up. Julia has been an asset to the Huntsbury community. She has a unique gentle and sincere manner which children are attracted to. She offers...

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A visit to Beckenham School

We have been working hard to extend our relationships with the schools that our children will be attending in the future and recently we had the opportunity to visit Beckenham School. It was great to take the time to walk and chat along the way. The children loved...

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End of year picnic fun!!

Thank you to all our families who joined us at Holliss Reserve to celebrate the end of 2017!  It was a lovely and relaxed afternoon for all.                 

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Our furry friends!

Recently we have welcomed some of our furry friends in to Preschool.  Thank you to the families who have brought their precious pets in for a visit! Vanilla the baby rat Vanilla belongs to one of our teachers. Vanilla made several visits to Preschool last term and the...

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Quiz Night success!

What a great success this fundraiser was! It was amazing to see so many families out enjoying this event.  Around 175 tickets were sold creating many teams who battled it out for the top spot. The raffles and auction were both very successful in supporting us...

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What a Hoedown!!

Thank you to all the cowboys and cowgirls who made our disco such a success last night! It was a special night to celebrate families and our community…..plus a night of fun, dancing and food!! It was wonderful to see our whānau enjoying their kai, having a boogie and...

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Thank you to Survus Consultants!

Huntsbury Preschool would like to sincerely thank Survus Consultants for their donation.  As a community-led, non-profit Preschool, all donations make a considerable difference to the opportunities that we can provide to the children and families within our community....

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A visit to St Martins School junior kapa haka group

On Monday 10 April the afternoon group of children caught the bus and went all the way down the hill to visit St Martins School!  We were very excited to meet the bus driver and play 'bus bingo'.  We then watched the junior kapa haka group in their final practice for...

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We came, we rode and we conquered!

Huntsbury Preschool's 3rd annual Wheelathon was held on Friday 3 March at Holliss Avenue Park. Thank you to our amazing families for making it such a fun and successful event! There were trikes, bikes, 2-wheelers and scooters galore!  Throw in a sausage sizzle, ice...

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