The Whitireia Childcare Centre is situated at the Porirua campus and provides high-quality education and dedicated care to all families
We believe in providing an environment and curriculum that encourages children to be engaged and curious about their world through quality resources, group and individual learning and quality interactions.
Whitireia Childcare Centre is licensed with New Zealand registered teachers holding full practising certificates.
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We offer competitive fees and support families/whānau with subsidies. Whitireia Childcare Centre offers 20 ECE hours of early childhood education to all 3 and 4 year old's. Some families are also entitled to a childcare subsidy through Work and Income New Zealand.
Read the latest ERO report concerning Whitireia Childcare Centre here.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday, 7:45 am to 5:00 pm
Students/staff: $5.50 per hour for under 2-year-olds. $5.00 per hour for over 2-year-olds.
Community: $7.50 per hour for under 2-year-olds. $7.00 per hour for over 2-year-olds.
We provide 20 free hours for 3-5-year-olds, paid by the Ministry of Education
Students: No less than 25 hours for each child
Staff/Community: No less than 30 hours for each child
Please phone 04 237 7842 for an enrolment form as we are fully booked most of each year.