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Howick Baptist Church

Quality Education & Childcare

Howick Baptist Kindergarten is a not-for-profit Christian early childhood centre operated by a Management Team and Staff committed to providing quality education where children, their families/ whanau and staff are valued, accepted and nurtured through their learning journey in a supportive Christian environment.

Our Philosophy: We aim to provide an environment appropriate
to each child’s development where they can grow holistically in a caring atmosphere, supported by qualified teachers. We believe in the uniqueness of each person as created by God, and their right to a safe and healthy life.


We understand the importance of the family unit and
our responsibility to support all family structures.


We take the Christian Biblical philosophy as the basis for how we view the world, our community and our curriculum. Combined with our Christian philosophy, our curriculum also strongly follows the Early Childhood National
Framework of Te Whāriki.  

Our Kindergarten is for children 3 years to school aged.

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Term Dates


Term 1: Wednesday 1st February to Thursday 6th  April

Term 2: Wednesday 26th April to Friday 30th June

Term 3: Monday 17th July to Friday 22nd September

Term 4: Monday 9th October to Tuesday19th December 


Open: 8:30 am - 2:30pm

Morning Sessions:

Monday to Friday: 8.30am–1.00pm

Afternoon Extension Sessions:


Monday to Friday:

1.00pm –2.30pm 

Open to all enrolled kindergarten children (limited spaces)

Shining Stars:

Preparation for school group – Tuesday and Wednesday


For children aged 4½ to school age


Enrolment fee $150

Hourly rate: [After 20 Hours ECE]

$10 per hour

Further Information

  • Children must be toilet trained and be able to use the toilet independently before starting at the centre.

  • New children start kindergarten when spaces become available as one child leaves for school. This means that your child may not necessarily start kindergarten the day they turn 3 years of age.

  • More in depth information is available when your child is given a start date.

  • Your child’s identification (Passport or birth certificate) and immunisation records are required to be sighted on or before their first day of attendance.

Enquiries and Waiting List

Please use the Enquiry Button on the right to register your interest, or to place your child on our waiting list.

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Contact Us


Alison Leaf [Centre Manager] or

Karen Croudace [Administrator]


021 041 2010


Visiting time: Daily10:35am 

      Education Review Office Report


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