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Qualified, passionate teachers, large outdoor spaces, transition to school programmes and 20 ECE hours each week.

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Monday-Friday 7.15am - 5.45pm
* Daily charge applies.
* A full day session is 7.30am - 5.30pm. Limited spaces are available for the 15 minutes prior and 15 minutes after a full day session (an extra charge will apply).

P 07 849 5599



681 Arthur Porter Drive, Burbush, Hamilton


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Rotokauri delivers high quality education and childcare in Burbush, Hamilton. A brand-new modern purpose-built centre with five individual rooms to offer learning at each developmental level.

Separate Learning Areas (approx ages)
3 months - 18 months
18 months - 3 years
3 years - 5 years

  • Enrolments from birth. Starting from 3months.
  • Qualified staff who are passionate about caring and learning.
  • Individualised programmes for babies' own routines.
  • Safe, stimulating environment.
  • Modern, spacious purpose-built centre.
  • Well resourced and huge grassed outdoor play areas.
  • 'Produce' gardening.
  • Healthy nutritious meals provided.
  • Private online learning portfolios for parents (sharing photos, videos and stories about your child).
  • An exclusive early childhood partnership with the Enviroschools Programme (eg. recycling, composting, gardening).
  • In Partnership with Sports Waikato Under5 Energize to eat healthy, be active & have fun! 
  • Actively involved in the Enviroschools programme.
  • Learning is based on the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki.
  • Value family/whānau and centre partnership“A spacious, stimulating indoor/outdoor environment. There is an abundance of space to explore.”

Our qualified staff carefully plan programmes that fulfil the early childhood curriculum. We aim to ensure children are competent, confident and successful learners. Children will learn and develop:

  • A strong foundation in reading, writing and maths
  • Art, creativity, music and dance skills
  • An understanding of sustainability and their environment
  • The importance of New Zealand's heritage
  • Social skills, behaviour management and manners
  • Self confidence
  • Learning skills such as independence, creativity and curiosity
  • Friendships that may last throughout their schooling
  • Relationships with consistent, familiar teachers
  • To understand and operate within a structured routine

Teachers provide learning extensions that prepare you child for school which include numeracy & numbers, literacy & language, nature & science, computers & technology, puzzles & games, creative arts, sand & water play, trips, transition to school programme, child friendships… and more!

Children work together at mat time to share daily information, stories, songs, movement, drama & waiata, etc.

A typical daily learning routine

Note: Babies have a primary caregiver who will know and follow your child's unique routine (eg. when to sleep, preferred wrap).

* A full day session is 7.30am - 5.30pm. Limited spaces are available for the 15 minutes prior and 15 minutes after a full day session (an extra charge will apply).

7.30am - Welcome children & family/whānau
Activities/Child led learning
9.15am - Mat Time Hui
9.30am - Morning Tea Kai
Activities/Child led learning
11.15am - Mat Time Hui
11.30am - Lunch Kai
12.00pm - Sleep (or rest time for non-sleepers)
Activities/Child led learning
2.15pm - Mat Time Hui
2.30pm - Afternoon Tea Kai
Activities/Child led learning
5.00pm - Light Snack
Activities/Child led learning
5.30pm - Farewell children Haere rā

Cathy Cathy

Centre Manager

BTchg (ECE)

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