Waitara Central


18 Browne St, Waitara 4320



Monday – Friday

Kindergarten Day: 8:45am – 2:45pm

Morning Session: 8.45am – 11:45am

Afternoon Session: 11:45am – 2:45pm



The staff at Waitara Central Kindergarten consists of a teaching team of four,  a Kindergarten Administrator and a Van Driver.

We are a food service kindergarten and provide cooked meals for children every day.

We offer a pick up and drop off van service within our community.

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



Ph (06) 754 7190 | Mobile (027) 820 3776  |waitaracentral@kindergartentaranaki.co.nz



Now offering 30 hours free for all children over the age of two.


A fee of $6.00 per hour applies if you have attested any of your 20 ECE hours at another service

Last day for 2021

  • Tuesday 21 December


Term one:  Wednesday 19 January –  to Friday 15 July

Term two:  Monday 25 July  to Wednesday 21  December

Kindergarten closed: 

  • Tuesday 19 April
  • Friday 29 April
  • Monday 18 to Friday 22 July
  • Monday 3 October

Kindergarten closed for Public Holidays: 

  • Monday 7 February
  • Monday 14 March
  • Friday 15 April
  • Monday 18 April
  • Monday 25 April
  • Monday 6 June
  • Friday 24 June
  • Monday 24 October

Transport Service – provided (No charge)

Parent Stories:

  • “We have appreciated the time you have spent with Sam and the caring way you have nurtured, encouraged and enriched him. It is lovely to have our home sprinkled with all his Kindergarten creations. Sam has certainly gathered some treasured memories.” Carolyn.


Children’s Stories:

  • To all my teachers “I like your faces and your kind voices. I like talking to you and I like your faces once more.” Love from Sam


Visitors welcome, call in and see us today.