Pūtauaki Kindergarten

Pūtauaki Kindergarten

At Central Kids Pūtauaki we acknowledge the bicultural heritage of Aotearoa and embrace all cultures. We are blessed with fantastic relationships we have with our tamariki and whānau.

“Know me before you teach me”
“Ruia taku taitea, kia rongo taikākā”

Central kids Pūtauaki is a happy place with a strong focus on language, culture and identity. We are a mainstream kindergarten with practices centred around kaupapa, Māori beliefs, values and practices. Manaakitanga, Tuakana – Teina, caring for one another, making milestones, celebrating together, whakawhanaungatanga. At Central Kids Pūtauaki many of our families have a strong connection to our Maunga, Awa, Whenua and Moana. Hunting is common interest in our families.

We have a large outdoor area with a large sandpit and plenty of climbing equipment that challenges children. We have gardens for planting kai and a fruit orchard, our whānau take partnership in learning alongside the children with our gardens. Our indoor area provides a large range of educational, fun resources to support children’s learning. We have a range of aquarium life which the children take care of daily.

Nau mai haere mai, come and visit us anytime.

Pūtauaki Kindergarten Details

Contact Details

Terri Maloney
Kaiwhakaako | Head Teacher

Merlyn Katu
Tokotū Whakahaere | Administrator

Address
10 Marshall Street
Kawerau 3127

Phone: 07 323 6015
Mobile: 022 517 3308
Email : putauaki@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

Fees over any free hours:
Zero Fees*

*conditions apply

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Pūtauaki Kindergarten

At Central Kids Pūtauaki we acknowledge the bicultural heritage of Aotearoa and embrace all cultures. We are blessed with fantastic relationships we have with our tamariki and whānau.

“Know me before you teach me”
“Ruia taku taitea, kia rongo taikākā”

Central kids Pūtauaki is a happy place with a strong focus on language, culture and identity. We are a mainstream kindergarten with practices centred around kaupapa, Māori beliefs, values and practices. Manaakitanga, Tuakana – Teina, caring for one another, making milestones, celebrating together, whakawhanaungatanga. At Central Kids Pūtauaki many of our families have a strong connection to our Maunga, Awa, Whenua and Moana. Hunting is common interest in our families.

We have a large outdoor area with a large sandpit and plenty of climbing equipment that challenges children. We have gardens for planting kai and a fruit orchard, our whānau take partnership in learning alongside the children with our gardens. Our indoor area provides a large range of educational, fun resources to support children’s learning. We have a range of aquarium life which the children take care of daily.

Nau mai haere mai, come and visit us anytime.

News

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A ‘Garden for Children’ at Mercury Bay Kindergarten

We wrote a piece for our Web/Facebook page earlier this year explaining the German meaning of  kindergarten being a ‘Garden for Children’. And what is a […]
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Christine from D.O.C visits Ngātea at ngahere

We have been working hard with our tamariki in our ngahere trapping chickens, and removing pest plants in the hopes of restoring our ngahere to its […]
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Lion Foundation support Pūtauaki Kindergarten

The team at Central Kids Pūtauaki Kindergarten in Kawerau would like to give a big shout out to The Lion Foundation for the generous donation towards […]
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Māra kai at David Henry Kindergarten

From the beginning ngā tamariki wanted to be involved with preparing the māra kai, vegetable garden. We had some new garden boxes purchased which we filled […]
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Head Teacher
Terri Maloney

Administrator
Merlyn Osooso

Address
10 Marshall Street
Kawerau 3127

Phone
07 323 6015

Mobile
022 517 3308

Email
putauaki@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

Zero Fees*
(Conditions apply)

Image Gallery