Te Aroha Kindergarten - 07 884 8749
Country Kids Kindergarten - 07 889 1456
Tendershoots Kindergarten - 07 887 1695

Te Aroha Association Office - 07 884 8709

Te Aroha's nurturing kindergartens

If you are looking for a quality, nurturing kindergarten for your child, whether you’re based in Te Aroha, Waitoa, Morrinsville, Paeroa or Matamata, Te Aroha Kindergarten Association is the name to trust. We have been providing great quality education for young children for the past 52 years. We continue to advocate for children to ensure that every child has access to a wonderful and empowering early childhood experience. We look forward to meeting you, so call or visit us today.

Our centres

Te Aroha Kindergarten Association is the umbrella association for Te Aroha Kindergarten, located in Te Aroha,  Country Kids Kindergarten, based in Waitoa and Tendershoots Kindergarten, also based in Waitoa.

All centres are well supported by the Association when it comes to budgeting for resources, support for staff, management and administration. 

We maintain good employment practices, with a qualified teaching staff employed under the Kindergarten Teacher, Head Teacher and Senior Teachers Collective Agreement . 

The Association Board of Trustees provides governance for the Association. 

The Association has recently introduced a teacher’s scholarship for teachers wishing to further extend their professional interests and passions.

Our programmes

The Kindergartens are renowned for having:
  • Highly skilled, dedicated, qualified and registered teachers
  • Inquiry-based programmes that support the learner as an individual
  • Serving the needs of our wide and diverse community
  • A language based play programme
  • Supporting literacy and numeracy
  • Recognition of the partnership between the dual cultures of Aotearoa, through te reo Māori and tikanga
Call us today for more information
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