Story: Parenting

Children and parents at Playcentre, 1975

Children and parents at Playcentre, 1975

Playcentre is an organisation run by parents which offers preschool children play-based learning at centres throughout the country. Parents accompany their children to most sessions and are expected to do administrative and planning work as well. These children and parents are hard at work in the sandpit at Māoribank Playcentre in Upper Hutt, in 1975.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6421/B7922
Photograph by R. Anderson

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How to cite this page:

Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Parenting advice and organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Lesley Patterson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018