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

Te Aroha Association Office - 07 884 8709

Country Kids Kindergarten

A kindergarten in Waitoa

A day kindergarten in Te Aroha
We provide a unique learning experience in a beautiful rural setting, utilising the skills of a fully trained teaching team in a school day kindergarten.

Please feel free to come and visit. Our philosophy emphasizes the importance of children's emotional wellbeing and social competency, and we value family input into our inquiry based programme. Licensed for ages 2-5 year olds.

Centre charges

  • -All children who attend 3 days or less at Country Kids and attest their 20 ECE hours to us will pay no fee.
  • -All children who attend more than 20 hours per week (4 days or more) incur a fee of $5.00 per hour.
  • -If a child attests their fees to another provider the fee will be$5.00 per hour 

Enrollment form

About Waitoa

Waitoa is located on the main road halfway between Te Aroha and Morrinsville. Surrounded by dairy farms and a small rural community, employment is available at the Waitoa Dairy Factory, abattoirs, local businesses and in the farming community. Centrally located to many surrounding towns, the closest beach is an hour away at Waihi.

About the centre

At Country Kids our emphasis is on the importance of children’s emotional wellbeing and social competency. We value family input into our inquiry-based programme.

Sessional hours

  • Session times at our Kindergarten follow the school terms and run:
  • 5 days, Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. 

Centre staffing

  • Ratio is 1:10
  • We have both full time and part time teachers
  • All teachers are fully trained and registered 
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