Te Timatatanga O Te Matauranga Kindergarten - Northland Kindergarten Association
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Nau mai , haere mai, welcome to Te Timatatanga O Te Matauranga Kindergarten.

We aspire to meet the interests of our local community and our commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi by providing a bi-cultural and bi-lingual curriculum with the support of fluent speakers of Te Reo Māori.  We are fortunate that all our staff identify as Māori and are committed to supporting this programme.


Our teaching and learning programme is underpinned by the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum – Te Whāriki, 2017.  Our emergent curriculum is influenced by our children’s interests, dispositions and learning needs. Manaakitanga (Respect) and Kaitiakitanga (Trust) are key teaching strategies.


This supports a holistic overview of teaching, learning and nurturing our young children.  This program is complemented by our provision of breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea to ensure that our children have the energy to learn and opportunities to develop relationships through sharing meals together/kaitahi.


We offer 30 early childcare education weekly hours for ages 2-5, an open door to welcome you.  Come in and enroll your child today.


Mauri ora

Fill out our online form if you have any questions or are interested in enrolling.

Te Timatatanga O Te Matauranga Info

Start & Finish Times

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm

Term dates 2019

Term One:     Wednesday 23th January – Friday 12th April

Term Two:     Monday 29th April – Friday 5th July

Term Three:  Monday 22rd July – Friday 27th September

Term Four:    Monday 14th October – Thursday 20th December

Kindergarten Fees

We offer 20 early childcare education hours.

Contact Numbers

Phone: (09) 437 2515

Mobile: (022) 130 0788

Facebook Page

Street Address

189 William Jones Drive,


Te Timatatanga O Te Matauranga