Playcentre Aotearoa

Playcentre philosophy is based on child-initiated play and recognises the parents as the first and best educators of their own children. Playcentre families receive a unique early childhood experience with opportunities for whanau/families to learn together.


Playcentre offers a programme of education for whanau/parents that emphasises parenting and early childhood education including learning in child development, play and learning, parenting skills, planning and delivering early childhood education, facilitation and management skills.

Unique within the early childhood sector, Playcentres are cooperatively managed by parents with support from experienced Association and Federation personnel.

Mission Statement

Mission Playcentre is a family organisation where: we empower adults and children to play, work, learn and grow together we honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and celebrate people’s uniqueness we value and affirm parents as the first and best educators of their children so that whānau are strengthened and communities enriched.

Sessions

Sessions 9am-midday on these days:

Turakina: Tue

Aramoho: Tue, Wed, Thu ,Fr1

Eastside: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Rapanui-Brunswick: Tue, Wed, Thu

Springvale: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri