Ohai Playcentre is a rurally isolated centre located beneath the foothills of the Takitimu Mauka, in the western province of Southland.
Ohai is parent led and provides one session each week for children up to school age.
Whaanaungatanga and manaakitanga are a strong and embedded ethos throughout the centre.
Session leaders have strength in providing a bi-cultural curriculum.
Ngaa tamariki social competence is positively supported and their learning and relationships are nurtured, whakapapa connections to their past, their land and family are valued.
Ngaa tamariki are empowered as competent and confident learners.