the joy of teaching, the love of learning

the joy of teaching, the love of learning


We are currently operating all kindergartens under Alert Level 2 guidelines which include:
  • Unwell children are not to attend kindergarten
  • Masks:  MOH has advised children do not wear masks, teachers don't need to wear masks but can if they choose to and can do so within recommended mask wearing guidelines, we're asking parents and visitors to wear masks
  • Social distancing:  2 m between adult visitors and all other adults, 1 m between work colleagues, no distancing with children
  • Sign in and scanning protocols in place, no lingering
  • Additional sanitising occurs during session
  • Minimum temperature of 18 degrees maintained
  • Buildings well ventilated
  • No sharing of food and water

Public Health requirements are in place under the government's Alert Level specifications. 

Requests for fees and donations suspended during lockdown. Payments in advance - we'll calculate your credit and apply against a future period.

Tips for supporting children:

Your local kindergarten Facebook page - see posts, videos from your teachers
Sign in to Zappo the Clown on facebook at 10.30am daily. He'll do shout outs for special occasions   
Te Reo Books singalongs on You tube.

Wiggles on Social Distancing 
Virtual Zoo Tour

Support services available:
During lockdown the following support services remain open:
• Women’s Refuge 0800REFUGE
• Shine 0508 744 633
• Alcohol and Drug Helpline 0800 787 797
• Oranga Tamariki (call centre) 0508FAMILY
• CADS 09 845 1818
• Narcotics Anonymous 0800 628 632
• Alcoholics Anonymous 0800 229 6757
• Lifeline 0800 543 354 or free text 4357
• Youthline 0800 376 633
• Samaritans 0800 726 666
• Outline (LGBT) 0800 688 5463
• Depression Helpline 0800 111 757
• Suicide Prevention Helpline 0508 828 865
• The Fono West (Social Services) 09 837 1780
• Counselling (free call or text) 1737
• Healthline for COVID-19 health advice 0800 358 5453.
Work and Income services centres are closed. However, you can apply for assistance via MyMSD or phone the contact centre on 0800 559 009.
For people with disabilities or autism and their support people, the Explore 0800 000421 phone service available to provide advice or support. This includes advice or support around challenging behaviours.

NZ Government website link : 
Healthline  0800 358 5453
Government Helpline  0800 779 997
Stressed? Need to talk?   Call or text 1737
General Manager, Helen McNaughten   027 442 3163

We will keep parents informed about what is happening with regards our kindergartens in two ways:

*     ALERT messages direct to your mobile phone  (download School Apps, select
      Napier Kindergartens, select Parent)
*     Facebook Messages (Napier Kindergartens)


Contact Us


Phone:  06 835 7890


66 Kennedy Road, Napier

PO Box 4298, Marewa, Napier

New Zealand

Mission and Vision Statements

Our Vision
Learning is child's play and teaching is a passion.

Our Mission:
Children and parents look forward to their kindergarten experience