Montessori in Godzone

I live in Auckland, New Zealand, aka God’s Own Country or Godzone, and occasionally I find interesting articles about Montessori and how it relates specifically to Kiwi culture. Here is a Kiwi-specific summary of Montessori written by ECE experts More interesting for Montessori professionals is “The Historical Evolution and Contemporary Status of Montessori Schooling in New Zealand”,… Read More Montessori in Godzone

AMI in New Zealand

I was fortunate enough to attend the grand opening dedication ceremony for the new AMI Training Center in Auckland on Friday, June 26, 2009.  The result of several years of concentrated and diligent effort by the trustees of the Maria Montessori Education Foundation, the Primary level course will be instructed by Cheryl Ferreira a senior… Read More AMI in New Zealand


My wife, Emily, and I have recently relocated to Auckland, New Zealand, and between culture shock and starting a new job I am strectched thin. I will post more complete ideas soon, but for now you may enjoy checking out the Montessori Association of New Zealand website to learn more about the state of Montessori… Read More MANZ