Hataitai Playcentre is located near Hataitai village and adjacent to Kilbirnie School, in the original headmaster’s house. We are one street away from public transport (#2 and #14 bus routes) and easy walking from local suburbs.
We have set up our house specifically for the 16 areas of Playcentre play.
Inside we have a jumping area, the Ngake room for quiet play with adjacent infant sleeping room, a painting and collage area, family play area and kitchen with kai tables.
Outside is a large covered sandpit, water pump and riverbed, swings, climbing equipment and slide, bike riding area, a carpentry area plus covered verandah, lawn and garden areas for other outdoor activities.
In May 2017 Hataitai Playcentre received the highest rating from the Education Review Office placing us in the top 5-7% of all ECEs nationwide – this is fantastic recognition of the high quality learning environment we provide.
We welcome new families to Hataitai Playcentre with a copy of our very popular CD Nga Waiata o te Taniwha – Waiata CD produced by Hataitai Playcentre and will buddy you up with an existing family to help you settle in.
If you’re at home with your pre-schooler, and want to join an amazing community focused on learning through play then please get in touch, we would love to meet you on a free no-obligation visit.