Maihiihi

Come and join us for an exciting, fun time at Maihiihi Playcentre.

We are a rural centre situated opposite the local school, offering two general sessions open to all ages from birth to 6 on Tuesdays and Fridays 9:30am till 12 and a Big Kids session on Thursdays which runs 9:30am till 1:30pm. This session is for children aged 3 ½ to school age and is a transition to school session with a school routine of mat time, kai time and a group activity each week.

We believe that as parents, we are the best early childhood educators for our children. At Maihiihi Playcentre we have a nurturing, stimulating and supportive environment in which children thrive and learn.

Adults and children learn from each other during play that is child-initiated. We provide an atmosphere that is inclusive for all families from all cultures and backgrounds. All children and parents are valued members of our playcentre team, and all members are considered to be partners in our children’s early education.

Each term we have a few fun excursions for all adults and children to come along to, some examples of these are Leap (trampoline place), Lake Arohena with kayaks and a picnic, Museum’s, beaches and swimming. The children benefit from these by learning in a different environment which has new and exciting things to do and experience.

Our centre is a large centre on large grounds, the grounds go all the way around our building and includes a forest, sandpit, wendy house, carpentry shed, mud kitchen, swings, slides, outdoor climbing equipment, bikes, trees, bugs hunts, vegetable gardens and fruit trees.

Inside we have role play area, baby area, blocks, dress ups, face paint, music, playdough, books and puzzles, science, collage table, cooking as well as a paint area out on the deck.

There is something for everyone at Maihiihi Playcentre.

Address & Contact

748 Maihiihi Road Maihiihi 3972
[email protected]
07 873 2947 and 027 700 1660

Open Times

Tuesday 9.30am - 12.00pm
Thursday 9.30am - 12.00pm
Friday 9.30am - 12.00pm

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