Kidz@Wintec

At Kidz@Wintec, we believe children learn and develop best when their individual needs are met,whilst having fun in a positive, nurturing environment.

We offer a high quality, stimulating environment which is open and caring for children and their families.We see children as capable, competent learners, Te Whāriki is the curriculum used to guide our practice, through a play based approach. Come and visit us and see for yourself!

Staff

Kidz at Wintec employs staff with a range of qualifications and skills. A number of our staff are Registered Teachers and all staff hold current first aid certificates. We support staff in training to become Early Childhood Education teachers.

We have one staff member to every four children under two, and one staff member to eight children aged over two.

We can take up to 20 infant and toddlers under two and up to 30 children aged over two.

We're licensed and chartered by the Ministry of Education.

Facilities

  • Two separate areas: one for infants and toddlers and one for young children
  • Morning and afternoon tea is provided (children bring their own lunches).
  • Inside and outside play areas are available for most of the day.

We have five-minute parking by the entrance for arrivals and departures to and from the centre.

Bookings

The Centre does have a waiting list for places. You should contact us early and fill out a waiting list form so that you are on the list for a place.

If we have a place available, you must complete an enrolment form. Please allow half an hour to do this.

The cost

It costs $5.00 per hour per child at Kidz@Wintec.

You may be entitled to a WINZ subsidy to help you cover the cost. A full WINZ subsidy reduces your fees by approximately $5.00 per hour. WINZ will pay a subsidy for up to 50 hours.

Please note that the Government provides 20 hours of Free ECE per week to all children over three years of age (there are some conditions to this).

Hours

  • 7.30 am to 5.15 pm Monday to Thursday.
  • 7.30 am to 5 pm Friday

Visit us!

City Campus, Gate 3, Tristram St - drive around the loop road, we are on your right as you approach the campus exit.

Phone: 07 834 8812 or email the Kidz@Wintec manager, Doreen Frame doreen.frame@wintec.ac.nz

Please note: This information is subject to change from time to time. Please check with the Centre Manager before confirming bookings.