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Community Learning Centre Literacy Ngow or Never

New community learning centre logo

Today we are pleased to launch a new logo for our educational website. It has been redesigned to refresh the look and the many new lessons being offered or planned for the community learning centre.

The yellow star represents happiness, optimism, creativity, enlightenment, sunshine and bright. Green e represents educational, nature, tranquility, good luck, health, growth, freshness and safety.

Keep your feet on the ground, and keep reaching for the stars – Casey Kasem.

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BRO & BRO Ngow or Never Wildlife

Romolina’s story

Newsletter from the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre

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Environment Learning Centre Ngow or Never

WOW (Words of Wisdom) Challenge

Have some fun and facts (and challenge). Check out our new ‘Daily WOW Challenge’ series on our popular educational website.

Do you dare to challenge?

What do you think?

Music to my ears / No, thanks.

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Bro & Bro in the media

‘One Stone Two Birds’ is in the Bay of Plenty Times and Te Puke Times

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Learning Centre Ngow or Never

Learn bugle

Our educational centre is offering another new music course – learn how to play bugle.

The bugle is one of the simplest brass instruments, sounded by the vibration of the lips against a mouthpiece.

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Community Store Environment Ngow or Never

Fly trap

Environment friendly fly trap

Get the best fly trap, easy to set up, eco-friendly and effective, and support our fund-raising for various projects.

Use any meat, bone, seafood to attract all kinds of fly: house fly, blow fly, fruit fly. Keep the bait moist and wet.

You can use it to trap wasps as well. Just use any fruit in the bait tray. Beware that you might catch some bees as well. Place it near any wasp nests and not close to any bee hives.

Features 

  • reusable
  • keeps flies away during camping and outdoor activities
  • high quality steel frame with a plastic bait tray
  • UV mesh
  • steel frame
  • can last for years

Package Contents 

1 x Fly Trap
1 x Plastic bait tray

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Community Learning Centre Literacy Magic Maketu Ngow or Never

Learn Mandarin

We are offering free online Mandarin lessons

Learn spoken Mandarin, the most widely spoken language in the World. There are currently over one billion Mandarin speakers of this ancient language.

The introductory spoken Mandarin language course is intended for learners who have no background in Mandarin. Learners will be taught appropriate introductory level spoken Mandarin.

The course will emphasize greatly on developing participants oral communication skills through listening and practicing at your own pace. Learners are expected to utilize all online materials in this course to ensure success in attaining the introductory level proficiency.

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Learning Centre

Learn harmonica

Announcing our new project – learn how to play harmonica.

In our new series on how to play a diatonic ‘C’ scale 10-hole harmonica, you will find some basic info on how to play some simple tunes to begin with.

Harmonica is very portable and easy to learn for all ages. It is cheap, very affordable to own. You will know how to play some familiar tunes instantly. No joke.

More harmonica songs or tabs are being posted on our community learning centre website as and when they are created and tested.

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BRO & BRO Community Ngow or Never

Visited Gisborne library

We visited the Gisborne Library yesterday and have donated a copy of our book ‘One Stone Two Birds’. Readers from Gisborne, the first city in the world to greet the sun each morning can now borrow it. Enjoy.

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Book for Opotiki library

Bro & Bro has donated a copy of ‘One Stone Two Birds’ to the Opotiki Library.