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    Supporting, Promoting, Protecting


    The Federation of Rudolf Steiner Waldorf Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand operates as an umbrella organisation for all the schools, early childhood centres and training institutions that embrace the Steiner/Waldorf approach to education.


    Thinking, Feeling, Willing


    Steiner/Waldorf Education focuses on the whole child - it stimulates the mind with the full spectrum of traditional academic subjects; it nurtures healthy emotional and social development through child-centered learning and guides physical development through a broad range of artistic, movement, and craft activities.   Read more »

    Federation Press Statement

    The NZ Federation of Steiner/Waldorf Schools acknowledges that a number of statements made by the philosopher Rudolf Steiner during the early part of the 1900s, express ideas about race that are unacceptable. The Federation categorically rejects these ideas and asserts that they have no place in the pedagogy or the underpinning philosophy of NZ member schools which emphasise equality, individuality and the shared humanity of all people regardless of race, gender or ethnic origin.  Read more »

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