Whitireia Childcare Centre

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.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday, 7:45am to 5:00pm


Students/staff: $5.50 per hour for under 2 year olds. $5.00 per hour for over 2 year olds.
Community: $6.50 per hour for under 2 year olds. $6.00 per hour for over 2 year olds.

Free Hours

We provide 20 free hours for 3-5 year olds, paid by the Ministry of Education

Minimum Hours Required

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.

Got a question or feedback?
Call us on 0800 944 847
or send us a message