Te Ara Mātauranga Kindergarten

Te Ara Mātauranga Kindergarten

The Kaupapa of Te Ara Mātauranga Kindergarten is to follow the lead of children and their interests. Teachers work alongside children allowing time for children to explore and consider their own ideas and theories.

The Habits of Mind framework in conjunction with Te Whāriki supports children’s growing dispositions as lifelong learners. Children are encouraged to solve problems and develop their skills in social and emotional competence while teachers work alongside offering encouragement and support with strategies and role modelling expectations.

The Kindergarten learning environment is purposefully arranged to allow children greater opportunities for uninterrupted work and play.

Teachers are committed to showing respect for our culture, Te Ao Māori and growing skills in this area for themselves and the learning community. There is a growing respect for environment and the Kindergarten is building on previous practice working alongside families and children alike.

We welcome you to visit us anytime.

Te Ara Mātauranga Kindergarten Details

Contact Details

Sam Akhtar
Kaiwhakaako | Head Teacher

Casey Graham
Tokotū Whakahaere | Administrator

Address
11 Manson Street
Taumarunui 3920

Phone: 07 895 7222
Mobile: 021 208 5169
Email : tearamatauranga@centralkids.org.nz



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Session Times

Session Times Hours
Monday 8.30am – 2.45pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 2.45pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 2.45pm
Thursday 8.00am – 3.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 2.45pm
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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Te Ara Mātauranga Kindergarten

The Kaupapa of Te Ara Mātauranga Kindergarten is to follow the lead of children and their interests. Teachers work alongside children allowing time for children to explore and consider their own ideas and theories.

The Habits of Mind framework in conjunction with Te Whāriki supports children’s growing dispositions as lifelong learners. Children are encouraged to solve problems and develop their skills in social and emotional competence while teachers work alongside offering encouragement and support with strategies and role modelling expectations.

The Kindergarten learning environment is purposefully arranged to allow children greater opportunities for uninterrupted work and play.

Teachers are committed to showing respect for our culture, Te Ao Māori and growing skills in this area for themselves and the learning community. There is a growing respect for environment and the Kindergarten is building on previous practice working alongside families and children alike.

We welcome you to visit us anytime.

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Head Teacher
Tania Coles

Administrator
Casey Graham

Address
11 Manson Street
Taumarunui 3920

Phone
07 895 7222

Mobile
021 208 5169

Email
tearamatauranga@centralkids.org.nz

 
Session times

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Term breaks

Hours

8.30am - 2.45pm
8.30am - 2.45pm
8.30am - 2.45pm
8.30am - 2.45pm
8.30am - 2.45pm
CLOSED

20 hours FREE from 2 years to school age*

$3.50 per hour over any free hours
*conditions apply

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