Village Kids in Napier are licensed childcare centres which provide opportunities for children to develop confidence and independence using problem solving and communication skills. They have facilities for under and over twos, including a sandpit, outside play area and a music area. Both centres welcome full time and casual children.
Jungle Junction is an indoor playground for children under 11 years and has a separate toddler area. For parents who want to enjoy an activity for a few hours without the children, Jungle Junction offer a "Shop and Drop" programme for children of 5 years and over.
Havelock North Playcentre is located in the heart of Havelock North. They have excellent facilities, with an outdoor area which has been recently upgraded to include safety surfacing under the climbing equipment.
For affordable in-home childcare for newborns to school age children, PORSE offers simply good old-fashioned childcare with a modern spin. They offer four childcare options where children are looked after in a home setting and families can choose an educator that best suits their child. Check their website for other suburbs in the area.
This is Rotorua’s newest purpose-build early childhood learning centre. Their team of highly trained educators are dedicated to caring and educating children in a safe, loving environment. They provide nutritionally balanced meals and all nappies are supplied.
Kids.com Educare is a locally owned and operated childcare and preschool catering for children in a caring and secure learning environment. Their child care unit looks after under threes and provides free nappies for the children. They have a large outdoor play area and individualised education programmes. Their preschool unit for three to five year olds is a structured learning environment designed to equip children with the skills needed for primary school entrance. See their website for details on how to enrol your child.