the joy of teaching, the love of learning

the joy of teaching, the love of learning

About Us

The Napier Kindergarten Association is an incorporated society which oversees the management of 16 Kindergartens in Napier, Wairoa and Haumoana, delivering early childhood education to 2 to 5 year olds.

We have a Governance Board, which include community, parent and staff representatives, responsible for setting policy and strategic direction. The Board employs a General Manager to run the Association within the policies and guidelines set by the Board, to manage the staff and support the volunteer local committees by providing training and support to parents/whanau.

The Rules of our society are set out in our Constitution. Amongst other things, our Constitution stipulates who may be members, how they become members, when and how they cease to be members. We have Ordinary, Board and Life members. Our General Manager is happy to answer any questions about our Constitution (027 442 3163 or

As a not for profit organisation our full financial resources are used to benefit our kindergartens and children, ensuring exceptional high quality early childhood education at the lowest possible cost to parents and caregivers.

We are registered as a Charitable entity under the Charities Act 2005 therefore donations received are eligible for a tax rebate.


Contact Us


Phone:  06 835 7890


66 Kennedy Road, Napier

PO Box 4298, Marewa, Napier

New Zealand

Mission and Vision Statements

Our Vision
Together we nurture your child and their identity as a learner

Our Mission:
To inspire tamariki to be competent and confident learners