Te Reo Māori is spoken freely and integrated throughout our kindergarten programme. Tangata whenua are supported and everyone is fostered to become successful learners. Ako (learning together) is promoted and celebrated.
A spacious outdoor area helps children develop an appreciation for the natural environment. Creativity and problem solving skills are fostered through a rich mix of planned and spontaneous activities.
Come and experience the warmth and wairua permeating all aspects of life at Takaro Kindergarten.
"Local service that caters to our child’s needs and is inclusive of all family members. Routine with flexibility, wide variety of cultural diversity, quality resources, and family events."
"Teachers make you feel so welcome and care for my child and their learning."
"The support in everyday learning and exploration has been invaluable as well as the strong feeling of belonging!"
Rain or shine Takaro Kindergarten’s flourishing outdoor area has become a beacon for active and adventuring children, and even the birds have joined in. Head teacher Tina Jarvis says they have transformed the outdoor space, adjacent to Takaro School, with moveable play equipment and a ‘forest’ planting.Read More...
Takaro Kindergarten is known for being a place where different cultures are given Whaka-ute (respect) and individuals are accepted for who they are and what they bring with them (funds of knowledge). A special emphasis is placed on Tikanga Māori (traditional Māori practices).Read More...