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Fields of Remembrance for Pre-schoolers

Written by Juliana Austen on April 1st, 2016.      0 comments

Minister of Education Hon. Hekia Parata with children at the Secret Garden Childcare Centre in Palmerston North.
Following the success of the Fields of Remembrance in Schools project in 2015, the Trust in partnership with the Ministry of Education supplied a Remembrance kit to 4,600 early childcare centres. The kits contain three small crosses and the stories of the men and woman named on each. The Minister of Education Hekeia Parata joined children at the Secret Garden Gables Childcare Centre in Palmerston North to commemorate WW1 and assisted with planting poppies.
Topics: Schools







The Fields of Remembrance Trust was established in 2012 to honour those who served and died for our nation during World War One.

The Trust is made up of the Passchendaele Society, the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, New Zealand (RNZRSA) representIng all local RSAs, and the Auckland RSA. It is a registered charity.