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upcoming events for PORSE
educators and families.
Choose your own PORSE Nanny or
In-Home Educator to give your child the
best start in life.
For in-home childcare work and training
contact the PORSE Meadowbank team to
discuss your childcare needs today.
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PORSE in our community
Babies are born learning, making the frst
three years the most critical for early
This is when positive foundations are
set in the brain for wiring-up lifetime
experiences and learning self-regulation.
Our minds determine our thoughts,
behaviours and actions.
We all help a baby's brain grow when
we choose to build secure attachment
relationships based on love, trust
emadeforlife Jumping Beans
Movement to music, brain gym, ball
skills, rhythmics, actions and songs.
Goodbye Winter Hello Spring
Play in the snow before celebrating
the coming of Spring.
Play and Observe Workshop
Learn about the importance of
Play and Observation when working
Girls Night Out
An opportunity for our educators
to be spoilt and pampered.
Check the website for reviews and
images of the PORSE Programme and Event
Aotea Centre, THE EDGE
Sunday 26 August 2012
19th Annual Storylines Festival of
New Zealand Children's Writers
and Illustrators 2012
> Meet authors and illustrators
> Listen to stories
> Watch performances
> Watch artists in action and
create your own illustrations
> Enter competitions & win
> Enjoy activities, talks and
stories all day
> Much, much more
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Thursday 23rd Friday 24th
Saturday 25th Sunday 26th
OPEN 9AM TO 6PM DAILY
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Auckland stays in global top 10
Auckland has been named one of
the top 10 most livable cities in
the world, nine spots behind win-
Melbourne edged out Austria's
capital Vienna to claim the Global
Livability Survey title of the best
city in the world to live in for the
second year running.
Auckland came in 10th, behind
Adelaide, Sydney and Perth while
Vancouver, rated third, is one of
three Canadian cities listed
among the top destinations.
Mayor Len Brown is thrilled
that Auckland continues to sit
proudly among the top 10 global
cities in all three international
most liveable city indices''.
That's great news but also
highlights our challenge in becom-
ing the world's most liveable city.
We have work to do creating a
world class public transport sys-
tem supporting a quality compact
city providing jobs for our people
while protecting our natural and
The global livability survey is
an annual list compiled by the
EIU. At the other end of the scale
Dhaka in Bangladesh was rated
the least liveable city of the 140.
The Health Ministry is
encouraging people to
immunise their children
against measles follow-
ing an outbreak which
severely affected several
Associate Health Min-
ister Jo Goodhew
launched a booklet called
Protecting Children With
Cancer From the Measles
at Starship children's
hospital last week.
The pamphlet outlines
the impact of last year's
The respiratory virus
has a 50 per cent death
rate of children with low
It's not widely known
that children with cancer
have little or no immun-
ity to measles,'' Ms Good-
hew says. The only
thing we can do for them
as a society is to make
sure that as many
healthy children as poss-
ible are immunised to
stop the disease circulat-
ing in our communities.''
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