Kia ora and welcome to Orakei Kindergarten

    Orakei Kindergarten has a newly constructed building and an extensive outdoor area.  Within this environment, our professionally qualified teaching team encourages and inspires children to discover and experience the world around them.

    Here at Orakei Kindergarten we value strong involvement from parents and whãnau, and work together to create a special place for children to play and learn.

    You are welcome to visit us at Orakei Kindergarten!

    What parents are saying…

    • The centre has a wonderfully inviting atmosphere, with staff that show care, guidance and support to each child. The attention given to each child as an individual, as well as the children as a group has taught Jack so much in regard to being aware of other’s needs, being able to ask for help when needed, as well as becoming more socially confident.

      Orakei Kindergarten parent

    • It is wonderful to know that my son receives support and encouragement from all the staff, while having modelled examples of how to independently problem solve and use appropriate social behaviour. The level of academic learning the children are being introduced to is great, and is delivered in a way that has the children excited to learn.

      Orakei Kindergarten parent

    From the ERO Reports…

    • As a result of teachers' strong focus on aroha, meaningful relationships and responsive teaching, children see themselves as capable communicators, learners and leaders.

      Orakei Kindergarten 2017 ERO Report

    • The atmosphere in the kindergarten is welcoming, calm and unhurried. The learning environment is thoughtfully laid out with well presented resources and inviting spaces. Attractive displays celebrate and value children's creativity and learning, family cultures, and the community.

      Orakei Kindergarten 2017 ERO Report