Garaway Kindergarten

Garaway Kindergarten

For over 50 years Central Kids Garaway Kindergarten has been providing quality early childhood education and care for children and their families in Whakatāne.

Our team are passionate registered teachers who promote respectful and genuine partnerships with whānau/families and the wider community.  Our key teacher practice ensures a safe and secure transition for each child through a strong, warm and supportive relationship. Teachers are trained in the Incredible Years programme that promotes calm, consistent behaviour management strategies to support children’s social and emotional development.

At Central Kids Garaway Kindergarten each child experiences an environment that stimulates children’s engagement and learning. Our expansive indoor and outdoor spaces allow children to learn through play and explore at their own pace. We celebrate each child for who they are and what they bring to the learning environment. We are rich in oral language and literacy and believe that every child can grow into a confident and competent lifelong learner.

You and your whānau are welcome anytime to visit and explore our learning environment and experience the difference that is Central Kids Garaway Kindergarten.

Garaway Kindergarten Details

Contact Details

Pania Maynard
Kaiwhakaako | Head Teacher

Toni Cutino
Tokotū Whakahaere | Administrator

Address:
43A Garaway Street
Whakatāne 3120

Phone: 07 308 6813
Mobile: 027 825 9557
Email: garaway@centralkids.org.nz



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Session Times

Session Times Hours
Monday 8.30am – 2.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 2.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 2.30pm
Thursday 8.30am – 2.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm
Term Breaks CLOSED
20 hours FREE

from 2 years to school age*

Fees over any free hours:
$4.00 per hour over any free hours

*conditions apply

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Garaway Kindergarten

For over 50 years Central Kids Garaway Kindergarten has been providing quality early childhood education and care for children and their families in Whakatāne.

Our team are passionate registered teachers who promote respectful and genuine partnerships with whānau/families and the wider community.  Our key teacher practice ensures a safe and secure transition for each child through a strong, warm and supportive relationship. Teachers are trained in the Incredible Years programme that promotes calm, consistent behaviour management strategies to support children’s social and emotional development.

At Central Kids Garaway Kindergarten each child experiences an environment that stimulates children’s engagement and learning. Our expansive indoor and outdoor spaces allow children to learn through play and explore at their own pace. We celebrate each child for who they are and what they bring to the learning environment. We are rich in oral language and literacy and believe that every child can grow into a confident and competent lifelong learner.

You and your whānau are welcome anytime to visit and explore our learning environment and experience the difference that is Central Kids Garaway Kindergarten.

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Head Teacher
Jacqui Johnston

Administrator
Linda Wilson

Address
43A Garaway Street
Whakatāne 3120

Phone
07 308 6813

Mobile
027 825 9557

Email
garaway@centralkids.org.nz

 
Session times

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Term Breaks

Hours

8.30am - 2.30pm
8.30am - 2.30pm
8.30am - 2.30pm
8.30am - 2.30pm
8.30am - 2.30pm
CLOSED

20 hours FREE from 2 years to school age*
$3.50 per hour over any free hours
*conditions apply

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