the joy of teaching, the love of learning

the joy of teaching, the love of learning

Term Dates

Term Breaks

Our kindergartens are closed for two weeks, three times a year and for approximately four to five weeks over Christmas/New Year. The term breaks allow teachers to undertake Professional Development (training), plan for the next term, complete administrative tasks, and oversee completion of any maintenance work or projects. No fees are charged during Term Breaks.

Our 2020 Term Dates are:

For Bette Christie Kindergarten: 
6 January to 22 December  (no term breaks)

For Wharerangi, Wycliffe Nga Tamariki  and Riversdale Kindergartens:
21 January to 22 December (no term breaks)

For all other kindergartens:

Term 1     21 January to 9 April
Term 2     28 April to 3 July
Term 3     20 July to 25 September
Term 4     12 October to 22 December

Our last day kindergartens are open in 2020 is Tuesday 22nd December


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