Kia ora and welcome to Mangere West Kindergarten

The teachers at Mangere West Kindergarten believe that early childhood education lays the foundation for a child to become a powerful citizen of the world.

We build a loving and effective learning community by supporting families and listening to their stories without judgement.

We are committed to bicultural practice. We value whetumanawa– every child has innate creativity and a rich imagination; whanaungatanga – we build on children’s prior experiences and knowledge; we value tuakana teina by encouraging the growth of reciprocal relationships amongst the children.

Come on in and see us!

From the ERO Reports…

  • Children learn in a vibrant and welcoming environment. The environment is well resourced, carefully organised and proudly reflects the diverse cultures of the children.

    Mangere West Kindergarten 2015 ERO Report

  • Teachers think deeply about their practice and work collaboratively. They reflect the diversity of the community, are culturally responsive and highly inclusive.

    Mangere West Kindergarten 2015 ERO Report