the joy of teaching, the love of learning

Exceptional, low cost, high quality early childhood education for 2 to 5 year old children


All kindergartens offer 30 hours per week

Find out how to access 30 hours of kindergarten at no cost



  • Early Childhood  Education for 2-5 Year Olds

  • Parent Education Program (PAFT)


The Kindergarten Advantage

  • Leaders in Early Childhood Education
  • No Compromise - 100% Experienced Trained Teachers
  • Attractive Spacious Well Resourced Kindergartens
  • Not for Profit Community Based Kindergartens
  • Parent Participation Welcome
  • No Optional Charges, No Excursion Fees
  • Preparation for School



Thank you so much for giving my child so many wonderful experiences at your Kindergarten. He has loved it.” Kaleigh S, parent, Tamatea Kindergarten. 

Read more about what our parents and children have to say about us.

Access Free Education

  • We subsidise fees so 2 year olds attend for free.
  • We offer 20 Hours ECE to 3, 4 and 5 year olds.
  • We subsidise parents using their full 20 hours ECE with us to access additional hours for free

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Learning at Kindergarten

  • The learning journey begins at birth. 
  • Research shows the benefits of early childhood education.
  • Find out what and how your child will learn at kindergarten.

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We are an affiliated member of New Zealand Kindergartens Inc

All of our services are generously sponsored by Fuji Xerox.

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Contact Us


Phone:  06 835 7890

Fax:       06 835 7886


66 Kennedy Road, Napier

PO Box 4298, Marewa, Napier

New Zealand

Mission and Vision Statements

Our Vision
Napier Kindergarten Association - Relevant and thriving.

Our Mission:
Providing a quality foundation education that is professional, accessible and excellent.