Finally we have council consent to continue our construction. It’s been a very long delay. We apologise to prospective parents and staff for this, it was out of our control. Building next to a creek has it’s advantages and disadvantages. Advantages are that it’s a beautiful outlook for our children – eels, ducks, whitebait all […]
It’s going to take a while to build this home away from home for you and your child. While you wait, here are a few architectural images of what the building will look like. Of course, buildings are nothing without the heart of the people inside them. We plan to have not only a spectacular […]
We’ve spent months checking out the very best, and most significant, and at times rare and endangered New Zealand native plants to create a natural space for children to play. To see trees in their more mature state we have explored the botanic gardens over several weekends checking out the best child friendly plants.
Today we saw the first young ones playing at Kakapo Creek: a mother and nine baby ducklings have made our puddles their playground. How lovely to welcome nature into our children’s garden! Can you spot them in the picture below?
Last week saw the beginning of earthworks. On Sunday we sought a blessing from God for the construction team and our contractors and then on Monday the earthworks began. truck loads of concrete and other site rubbish were taken away. We were careful to load the vegetation separately from the dirt and the concrete so […]