Central North News – December 2022

Central North News – December 2022

Kia ora koutou, Here we are in December, where has the year gone may we ask ourselves? Well, I’m not sure to be quite honest but what I can say is, “the challenges this year have been intense”.  Upon reflection I can say this, I am proud I managed to get through the...

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Central North News – November 2022

Central North News – November 2022

Kia ora koutou, We are now in week four of the final school term, and yes, I am saying it again “time is flying”. I am looking forward to the nice summer weather and visits to the beach with my tamariki. We have been lucky with some awesome weather in the last couple...

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Central North News – October 2022

Central North News – October 2022

Kia ora koutou, Isn’t time flying!!!! Here we are in October already, with September being pretty flat tack it has been a little bit settling to know Spring is here and Summer is around the corner.  We have done some planting with more to come.  Its been an awesome...

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Central North News – September 2022

Central North News – September 2022

Kia ora koutou, What a month August was; and the weather events we survived!  I know some don’t go in for climate change but I have to say... Aotearoa (and the rest of the world) is experiencing some extreme weather events.  Our backyard is sodden... I hope you...

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Central North News – August 2022

Central North News – August 2022

Kia ora koutou, What a month August was; and the weather events we survived!  I know some don’t go in for climate change but I have to say... Aotearoa (and the rest of the world) is experiencing some extreme weather events.  Our backyard is sodden... I hope you...

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Central North News – July 2022

Tena koutou, Wow, winter is well and truly here! With these cold days and nights, I hope you are keeping warm and indulging in some yummy winter meals!  I have to say winter soups and stews are what I love best about these colder months.Christine FrostCentral North...

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Central North News – May 2022

Kia ora koutou, Wow, how time has flown! Here we are in term 2 already. I hope everyone had a nice Easter break and has managed to make it through the school holidays. Here’s hoping that this term is the beginning towards some form of normality now that we are in the...

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Central North News – April 2022

Kia ora everyone I don’t know what its been like in your community, town and city recently, but in ours its been very quiet. People have been dealing with making sure their own whānau has endured this virus as it impacts services, product delivery and shopping items...

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Central North News – March 2022

Nga mihi nui kia koutou/Greetings to you all  Here we are in March already, how fast is this year going?! I am hoping that the transition back to School and routines for all of us and our children went as smoothly as could be under the current circumstances. As we sit...

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Central North News – February 2022

Ngā mihi nui kia koutou, Greetings to you all!   Here we are in 2022. The holidays have finished for some of us, and we find ourselves planning for the year ahead! My whānau and I have managed to get a change of scenery these holidays and visited the beautiful...

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Central North News – December 2021

Central North News – December 2021

Meri Kirihimete (Merry Christmas!) As we edge closer to Christmas and look back at what the year has bought us and what this holiday season will involve, I’d like to commend you all on your resilience. You have pushed through some of the most challenging times and...

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Central North News – December 2021

Meri Kirihimete (Merry Christmas!) As we edge closer to Christmas and look back at what the year has bought us and what this holiday season will involve, I’d like to commend you all on your resilience. You have pushed through some of the most challenging times and...

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Central North News – November 2021

Central North News – November 2021

Kia ora everyone, Aroha mai, apologies that Chris hasn’t been at work for a couple of weeks. She has a personal situation she is dealing with currently. This has reminded me that, as caregivers, we have many times in our lives where things haven’t ended how we would...

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Central North News – October 2021

Central North News – October 2021

Kia ora koutou, “Popoia te kakano kia puawai”“Nurture the seed and it will blossom”   This whakatauki can mean different things, but for me, it highlights the importance of nurturing our tamariki (children) so that they blossom.Christine Frost Central North...

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Central North News – September 2021

Central North News – September 2021

Kia ora koutou, Here we are again! Covid-19 lockdown. Take care everyone, in this isolation period. Stay safe, stay home, and let’s unite to eradicate this virus. My thoughts go out to all of you who are at home with your families, whether working or not, these times...

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Central North News – August 2021

Central North News – August 2021

Kia ora koutou, As usual, the holidays have gone by very quickly and Term 3 is here. I hope everyone had a restful holiday and is looking forward to what this term has to offer. As I mentioned in my previous Snippet, please keep warm and stay healthy. We know there...

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Central North News – July 2021

Central North News – July 2021

Kia ora koutou, Wow, what a month it has been. It has been so nice connecting with some of you during my first training for Caring Families Aotearoa. I have built positive relationships with caregivers and agencies trying to bring a collaborative approach. Thank you...

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Central North News – June 2021

Central North News – June 2021

Kia ora koutou, Firstly, I just want to say what a privilege it has been thus far to have met many of our current members and a number of new members of Caring Families Aotearoa.  I still have yet to get around some areas of our region and meet the rest of you, but it...

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Central North News – May 2021

Central North News – May 2021

Kia ora koutou, You have made it through the school holidays , PHEW, So did I. "Kaua e wareware, he ra ano apopo” “Don’t forget tomorrow is another day” This month we celebrate Mother’s Day. To all our mums who share their hearts with our children in care, can I say a...

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Central North News – April 2021

Central North News – April 2021

Kia ora everyone, My name is Christine Frost and I have been given the opportunity and privilege to be the new Central North Regional Coordinator for Caring Families Aotearoa. I am extremely excited to be in this position and am looking forward to supporting...

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