2A Cook Street, New Plymouth 4310



Monday to Friday

Kindergarten Day: 8:30am – 2:30pm

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

Morning Session: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Afternoon Session: 12:30pm – 2:30pm



The staff at Marfell Kindergarten consists of a teaching team of four, a Kindergarten Administrator and a Teacher Aide.

The group size is a maximum of 30 children aged 2- 6 years.



Ph (06) 751 0926 | Mobile (027) 413 8609 |



20 hours free from 2 years old. $2.00 per hour for additional hours* (Note: $6.00 per hour if you have attested any of your 20 ECE hours at another service)

TERM DATES- Now open for 15 more days of kindergarten in 2019

Term One:      Wednesday  23rd  January to Thursday 18th April

Term Two:      Monday 29th April to Friday 12th July

Term Three:   Monday 22nd July to Friday 4th October

Term Four:      Monday 14th October to Friday 20th December

“At Marfell Kindergarten the concept of whānanungatanga (relationships and whānau) underpins our centre’s entire philosophy, where tamariki are at the heart of all that we do. At Marfell we warmly welcome visitors. Come in and check out our fabulous purpose built new Kindergarten, meet our passionate team, have a cuppa and feel at home! Nau mai, Haere mai!”

Thanks for visiting our Marfell Kindergarten webpage.

From The Marfell team, Sam, Tracey, Leah, Andy, Lyn and Bex.”


What makes Marfell Kindergarten special

  • Warm and inviting environment, decorated with children’s work and experiences
  • Excellent relationships with local schools that ensures a smooth transition from Kindergarten
  • Integrated virtues programme
  • Reciprocal relationships with parents/whanau are paramount with a high level of community support.
  • Promote a sense of healthy mind, body and spirit for each child
  • Children are encouraged to contribute and be involved in their own learning
  • Children take pride in their centre and the environment
  • Respect underlines everything that we do in the Kindergarten
  • We focus on consequences with children taking responsibility for their self discipline

A peaceful environment is achieved through purposeful learning both cooperatively and as individuals.

Qualified and registered teachers