Find a kindergarten

With 24 kindergartens Taranaki wide, we can help you find the right one for you and your child.

Feel free to come and visit us. We would love to see you.


Give your child the very best start




Qualified Teachers


Hours ECE Funded


From two years

Kindergarten has been a family favourite for generations of New Zealanders – here’s why:

Partnership with whĀnau

Parents and whānau are closely connected with kindergarten in the education of their children. Teaching teams support whānau aspirations for their children.

Individual Educational Needs

Children learn at their own pace under the guidance of teachers; children learn best through play

Children learn best through play

Purpose built facilities offer caring, stimulating and safe learning environments

Registered Teachers

Our teachers are all 100% qualified and registered

Affordable Learning

Low cost high quality early learning

Located in communities

Kindergartens are located in communities where children live and go to school


Enrolment Day

Friday 20 January – all Kindergartens open for enrolments only 9am – 3pm

Term 1

Monday 22nd January – Friday 13th April

Term 2

Monday 30th April – Friday 6th July

Term 3

Monday 23rd July – Friday 28th September

Term 4

Monday 15th October – Friday 21st December

Bell Block, Koru, Marfell, Waitara Central and Westown will be open for more days this year. Please view individual kindergartens for more information.

If you would like to know more about Kindergarten term dates please contact us.

WhĀnau Information