At Matamata Playcentre our tamariki thrive in an environment where they have the freedom to play and explore, are empowered to pursue their own interests, are challenged and extended by parents and caregivers as their kaiako, and are encouraged to co-construct knowledge alongside others as they develop a love of learning. 

We support our tamariki to become independent, self-confident learners as adults and children play, work, learn and grow together.

Located on Farmers road our centre has a huge fully-fenced outdoor area with slides, swings, a massive sand pit, a bike track (we also have a range of bikes) and there’s even a flying fox.

We offer Playcentre’s 16 areas of play, and much more. From blocks to science experiments, art and collage to dancing and music there is bound to be something that your child falls in love with. 

As a Playcentre parent, you can also access Playcentre’s NCEA accredited adult education system free of charge so you can learn about your child’s learning and development and thrive alongside them.

Our supportive parents share knowledge and skills, to provide an environment in which children and their families can flourish.

We love new families visiting – stop in and have a cuppa and a chat. We look forward to meeting you! 

We offer 3 free visits before you join

Address & Contact

37 Farmers Road
[email protected]
022 103 6482

Open Times

Monday 9:15 - 11:45
Tuesday 9:15 - 11:45
Wednesday 9:15 - 11:45
Thursday 9:15 - 11:45
Friday 9:15 - 11:45

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