Harakeke Early Learning Centre caters for tamariki between the ages of 0 – 6 years old. We have three dedicated age appropriate areas with three dedicated teams of educators who care for and coordinate day-to-day activities.
Te Rito (0 – 2 year olds)
It all starts with your baby where we cater for a small group of under two year olds. The philosophy is based on Te Rito, the heart of the harakeke. We aim to nurture our babies in a whanau environment.
Te Korari (2 – 3 1/2 year olds)
During the age of two to three the toddlers spend time getting specialised support and education to stimulate their learning progression. The Korari are the flower stalks of the harakeke.
Korimako (3 1/2 – 6 year olds)
This is where the preschool children really benefit from the quality child care resources that we provide. The children are really extended to increase their level of learning. The korimako is the bellbird that feeds on the harakeke.