Welcome To Tamatea Kindergarten
We aspire for children to be confident explorers, keen inquirers, creative thinkers, active learners and sharers of knowledge. Our learning environment will nurture, empower, promote and foster independence, social relationships and life skills to create resilience and a social responsibility.
Limited places available right now, please contact Rachel to enrol
To create an enthusiastic, caring and joyful culture for learning. We actively engage and encourage children in questioning, problem solving, working together, and being open to learning and taking responsible risks while responding with laughter and wonderment.
We encourage families to be involved in the kindergarten’s culture for learning, which incorporates the habits of mind and virtues programme.
Our Mâori Vision:
To inspire Maori children to Tū Tangata, stand tall with Mana and the freedom to live as Tangata Whenua in Hauora, wellness to achieve high hopes and aspirations.
Our Favourite 2009 ERO Comment:
‘The philosophy of the kindergarten and the virtues project is reflected in the learning programme and the positive and respectful relationships evident among children and adults. Children’s learning is encouraged and supported by vibrant and child focused environment and high quality resources.’
View full 2009 ERO report here.
Meet The Staff:
Left to Right: Amelia Moorhead, Gill Ellis, Rachel Murray, Nadine Exeter, Victoria Oliver, Nicky Nicholls
“Thank you so much for all the love, care and encouragement you have given Emily during her time at kindy. She has learnt and developed so much through her learning and role playing at kindy” Sandra D, parent, Tamatea Kindergarten. Nov 2009.
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