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 Parent, Board and Life members, each with voting rights if they are present at an AGM, General or Extraordinary meeting. Our General Manager is happy to answer any questions about our Constitution (027 442 3163 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Our Association is a member of New Zealand Kindergartens Inc (NZKI
) which is the national voice of Kindergarten.