Talking Matters Highlights from 2018
It’s been a great year and we are delighted with how many communities and organisations are interested in collaborating with Talking Matters. Read more
Why Talking Matters in the First 1000 Days
16 October, 2018 - Talking Matters director Alison Sutton presented at the NEXT Foundation annual breakfast in Wellington.
Premiere for Talanoa Ato video
August 2018 - Talking Matters had the pleasure of attending the premiere of Le Malelega a le To'elau's video about the power of Talanoa. The video looks at how the Samoan ECE uses the Talanoa Ato or Kete (Basket) to spark conversations between children and their aiga at home.
Reading in a Winter Wonderland
August - Making fabric books to read to younger siblings proves a big hit for our Talking Matters stall at the Glen Innes Winter Wonderland. See all the photos
Power of Talk in Māngere
June - A working group is being set up in Mangere to look at ways to promote more talk with babies and young children following our Talking Matters community fono at Southern Cross Campus on 28th June. Read more
NEXT Foundation boosts investment in Talking Matters campaign
May - NEXT Foundation has announced it is extending its funding for Talking Matters, our campaign promoting the importance of rich language with babies. Read more