We are a kindergarten that is culturally diverse. Our families belong to several ethnic groups and our common theme is respecting and looking after each other. He wahi maanaki tenei mo tatou katoa.
Our programme is woven within the Principals and Strands of Te Whaariki, the Early Childhood Curriculum He Whaariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa. It is an exciting sector to be involved in and teachers aim to follow children’s strengths and interests to stimulate and extend their learning within these dimensions.
You will find three very dedicated teachers who are qualified and registered who work hard to enhance learning opportunities for your tamariki. Our ratio is 1-10. We also have a very dedicated support staff/admin person, who is also our cook. We provide morning tea and cooked lunches for all our children each day except for on Fridays when children enjoy bringing their own lunch in a lunchbox. We have a Rito Healthy Heart award from the Heart Foundation for promoting and providing healthy food and physical activity.
We are looking for children to join our waiting list and pride ourselves on an open door policy for all whaanau/families community and visitors so please feel free to call in, email or phone us. Welcome Haere mai Piki mai Kake mai.
Start & Finish Times
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 2.30pm
Term Dates for 2017 are:
Term 1-Monday 23rd Jan -Thursday 13th April
Term 2-Monday 1st May-Friday 7th July
Term 3-Monday 24th July-Friday 29th September
Term 4- Monday 16th October-Wednesday 20th December
We do not charge fees so all our sessions are free of cost.
Phone: (09) 401 0548
Mobile: (027) 341 2286
Cnr Park & Hillcrest Rd, Kaikohe 0405