1998 a group of Southland parents who were travelling to Dunedin for
Conductive Education, successfully established The Conductive Education
(Southland) Charitable Trust to provide Conductive Education programmes
for pre-school & school age children with Motor Disorders.
The group with the
help of grants, donations and fundraising were able to financially secure
their future with the help of Focus Ltd, an Auckland company who bought,
along with their administration abilities, the first Hungarian Conductor
2005 March - Focus
2000 Ltd who had been running our Centre and providing Conductiors discontinued
their service and Centre in Invercargill. During this time the centre
was run by two Hungarian Conductors and one Assistant/ Administrator.
2005 April -
motivated parents of Conductive Education children set about recruiting
profile business-people to assist them re-group and re-form Our Centre,
Our Way, at Invercargill.
2005 July and
November Our Centre, Our Way bought over from Melbourne Australia
a Peto Institute (Hungary) Conductor (Ms Ildiko Runic) to work at Our
Peto Institute Conductor Arpi Czegeni arrives at Our Centre.
Birmingham (UK) trained Conductor Katy Read arrives at Our Centre.
Judit Varadi arrives with husband followed by Györgyi Wlassits
Conductor Arpi Czegeni returns to Hungary.
Conductor Katy Read returns to England.
Györgyi Wlassits returns to Hungary.
Conductor Zsófia Varga arrives from Hungary.
Conductor Conductor Anna Szemes arrives from Hungary for a twelve month contract.
Conductor Anna Szemes returns to Hungary.
2014 September and October,
The centre moves to 198 Esk street, Invercargill.
Conductor Zsófia Varga returns to Hungary.
2015, 20 July,
Conductor's assistant Ms Francine Knowles commence with us.
2015, 07 August,
New conductor Miss Rachel Short arrives from England.
The current roll
of the centre is 30 children; these children come from all over Otago
and Southland, with many of our families traveling long distances to
regularly attend classes. We also have 5 adults who have suffered strokes.