Kindergartens

We have 14 kindergartens throughout Whanganui, Ohakune, Taihape, Waiouru and Maxwell.

They are arranged alphabetically, with information on their session times, contact details and the name of the head teacher below.

To find the kindergarten nearest you, you may want to use the interactive map on our home page.

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Aramoho Kindergarten

Aramoho Kindergarten has an expansive outdoor environment that has recently been re-developed to include a large sand pit and new playground equipment. Read more >>

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 2:30pm.
Sybille Knoerr
06 343 9798
021 511 304
15 Field St, Wanganui
Aramoho Kindergarten

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Barsanti Kindergarten

Barsanti kindergarten provides a stimulating, well resourced, safe educational learning environment, which provides fun and social experiences for all children. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Robyn Weis
06 344 5113
021 511 976
19 Rogers St, Wanganui
Barsanti Kindergarten

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Durie Hill Kindergarten

Durie Hill kindergarten offers 6-hour sessions, with a mixed age grouping of 2.5 – 6 year old children. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:45am - 2:45pm
Lani Cotterill
06 345 7183
021 511 939
25 Maxwell Ave, Wanganui
 

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Gonville Kindergarten

Gonville Kindergarten provides an excellent, stimulating outdoor environment with established trees and gardens. It has a dedicated and supportive committee and It draws from a wide and diverse community. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:45am - 2:45pm
Katie Fry
06 344 4884
021 511 307
86 Alma Rd, Wanganui
 

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Harriette Vine Kindergarten

Harriette Vine Kindergarten serves an area which covers Springvale, inner Gonville and the outer areas. It is extremely well resourced with excellent parental and community support, a dedicated committee, and well established relationships with the various schools in the area. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm
Brenda Kidd
06 345 0483
021 511 648
5 Watkin St, Wanganui
Harriette Vine Kindergarten

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Central Kindergarten

Central Kindergarten (formerly known as Keith Street Kindergarten) is located next to Keith Street School, in central Wanganui. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm
Lorraine Russell
06 347 6448
021 511 381
32 Keith St, Wanganui
 

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Marie McFarland Kindergarten

Based in the seaside community of Castlecliff, Marie McFarland kindergarten provides a stimulating, well resourced and safe educational learning environment for all children. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm
April Jenkins
06 344 4087
021 511 982
40b Cornfoot St, Wanganui
 

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Ohakune Kindergarten

Ohakune Kindergarten has a great outdoor environment, located at the foot of Mount Ruapehu. It strives to develop meaningful relationships with family and whanau with a strong link to Te Whariki and biculturalism. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:45am - 2:45pm
Whaea Linda
06 385 8383
021 511 783
58 Arawa St, Ohakune
 

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Putiki Kindergarten

Putiki Kindergarten operates daily 6 hour sessions, 5 days a week.  The kindergarten draws families from the wider Wanganui region, including, rural, city and local communities.  They have an egg and nut free policy. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm
Megan Bishop
06 345 3074
021 511 053
21 Te Anaua St, Wanganui
 

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St Johns Hill Kindergarten

St Johns Hill kindergarten is the only Kindergarten that continues to provides a unique service offering two sessions – morning and afternoon - plus a full day option. Read more >>

Mornings: 8:30am - 12:30pm. Afternoons: 12:45pm - 3:30pm. Full day: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Catherine Bonisch
06 345 3876
021 511 687
19 Parsons St, Wanganui
St Johns Hill Kindergarten

Taihape Kindergarten

Taihape Kindergarten is situated on the northern side of Taihape directly behind the iconic ‘Gumboot’, at the foot of Mount Stewart. The kindergarten's large grounds and equipment are of a high standard and offer a challenging and interactive environment to our children. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 2:30pm. 2:30pm - 3:30pm for limited number of children.
Lisa Fellingham
06 388 0368
021 511 882
Toroa St, Taihape
Taihape Kindergarten

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Waiouru Kindergarten and Care Centre

Situated in large, attractive grounds within the Waiouru Military Camp, with a magnificent view of the mountains, the kindergarten provides an educationally diverse programme with well-maintained buildings, grounds and equipment of a high standard. Read more >>

Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sue Timpany (acting)
Kindergarten: 06 387 6577 Staff House: 06 387 6084
021 511 827
25 Kenningston Street, Waiouru
 


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Maxwell & Districts Kindergarten

Maxwell & Districts Kindergarten serves the close-knit rural community of Maxwell, north west of Whanganui. Read more >>

Monday - Friday, 8:45am - 2:45pm
Katherine Walker
06 342 3802
021 377 848
1655 SH3, Maxwell, Whanganui