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As we travel along our learning journey we continue to be inspired by different professionals and research.

Nature Kids Motueka Brainwave Trust Learining is Childsplay

Brainwave Trust

OUR AIM
Our aim is to raise public awareness about new findings in brain research and to educate everyone who has an impact on the early life of a child about the important implications of this knowledge on our children’s physical, social, intellectual and emotional development.
Who are we?
At Brainwave we know every childhood matters; that is why we speak up about the importance of brain development in the early years.
Learn more......
How do we do it?
We collate the world-wide science on brain development and make it simple so all audiences can engage and use the information. We do this through seminars and workshops nationwide. Learn more....
Who do we do it for?
Prospective parents, parents, professionals, students and the wider community so that they gain the knowledge and confidence to nurture and value all children because they understand the impact early experiences have on the developing brain.
Why do we do it?
To help ensure children in New Zealand get a good start in life, in a safe, secure and nurturing environment, free from abuse and neglect.

Link to PDF about "Learning is Childsplay"


Nathan Mikaere-Wallis

Neuroscience Educator & Director of X-Factor Education.

Captivating audiences over 200 times per year in New Zealand, Australia and Internationally, Nathan Wallis provides an informative narrative on how our day-to-day interactions with children and young people, significantly the early years, plays a critical role in defining later outcomes for our children.

Reflecting on the latest neuroscience discoveries, Nathan provides in-depth clarity, focusing on how we as individuals and a society as a whole can use this knowledge to create better outcomes for our children and for our future.

Nathan Wallis brings the positive and practical implications of ‘conscious intelligence’ into everyday life.

".....better outcomes from less structure...."

Below are two very interesting podcasts from Radio New Zealand:

"What 3 to 7 year olds need to learn"

Brain development in the first three years of life

Nathan Mikaere-Wallis Facebook Page