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Kindergartens and Preschools in Auckland

Kindergartens and Preschools in Auckland

Find your local kindergarten or preschool for your toddler and preschooler in Auckland, New Zealand.

What is a kindergarten?
A kindergarten, or kindy as they are commonly called is New Zealand is for children aged between 2 and 5 years old. As kindergartens are popular they often have waiting lists so it is recommended that put your child on the waiting list before you want them to start.  Auckland Kindergartens Association (AKA) is part of the government scheme which allows children over 3 years of age to receive 20 hours of early childhood education a week for free. AKA has extended this scheme, offering 20 hours free ECE for children from 2 years of age. 

What is a preschool?
Preschools are independent and each preschools programme will be based on a different early education philosoph. Such as, the Montessori programme, the Reggio Emilia approach, the Walford/Ruldof Steiner approach, church-led programmes, and preschools that lead onto a private school. Which ever type of preschool you choose, it is important to make sure that your child will be happy their so they can develop a love of learning.

Featured Preschool & Kindergartens

ficino preschool
Photo: Ficino Preschool

Ficino Preschool

29 Esplanade Road, Mt Eden, Central Auckland
ficino.school.nz/preschool 

Childhood is an amazing time in which children grow and develop at rates not seen at any other stage in their lives.  Ficino Preschool believes your child’s first step into their education should be a joyful one and we embrace the role we play in conjunction with you to make this a positive experience for them.

Children undertake much experiential learning during their day (both teacher-led and self-directed) and our education places significance on values, relationships and your child’s own contributions to their learning.  Our small class roll, with high teacher ratios, allows us to provide individual attention and development for your child. 

Central Auckland Kindergartens

Avondale Kindergarten

195 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Avondale-Kindergarten

Ellerslie Kindergarten

122 Celtic Crescent, Ellerslie, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Ellerslie-Kindergarten

Epsom North Kindergarten

33 Kimberley Road, Epsom, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/epsom-north-kindergarten

Epsom South Kindergarten

14 Aberfoyle Street, Epsom, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Epsom-South-Kindergarten

Ferndale Kindergarten

830 New North Road, Mt Albert, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Ferndale-Kindergarten

Freemans Bay Kindergarten

16 Tahuna Street, Freemans Bay, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Freemans-Bay-Kindergarten

Glen Innes Kindergarten

71 Taniwha Street, Glen Innes, Central East, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Glen-Innes-Kindergarten

Glendowie Christian Kindergarten

225 Riddell Road, Glendowie, Central East Auckland
www.gck.org.nz

Glendowie Kindergarten

195 Riddell Road, Glendowie, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Glendowie-Kindergarten

Glendowie Montessori Preschool

277 West Tamaki Road, Glendowie, Auckland
www.glendowiemontessori.net.nz

Golden Grove Montessori Primary

57 Grey Street, Onehunga, Auckland
goldengrove.school.nz

Grey Lynn Kindergarten

25 Home Street, Grey Lynn, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Grey-Lynn-Kindergarten

Hillsborough Kindergarten

668 Richardson Road, Hillsborough, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Hillsborough-Kindergarten

Japanese Kindergarten

38 Pembroke Crescent, Glendowie, Auckland
nzjpkinder.lolipop.jp

KINZ Myers Park

381 Queen Street, Auckland City, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/kinz-myers-park

KINZ Sandringham

27 Shorwell Street, Sandringham, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/kinz-sandringham

Kohimarama Montessori Preschool

17 Geraldine Place, Kohimarama, Auckland AND
36 Allum Street, Kohimarama, Auckland
kohimontessori.co.nz

Little Engines Montessori

56 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn, Central Auckland
www.little-engines.co.nz

Lynfield Kindergarten

108 Halsey Drive, Lynfield, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Lynfield-Kindergarten

Meadowbank Kindergarten

122 Meadowbank Road, Meadowbank, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Meadowbank-Kindergarten

Michael Park Kindergarten

55 Amy Street, Ellerslie, Auckland
michaelpark.school.nz/education/kindergarten

Mission Bay Kindergarten

82 Atkin Avenue, Mission Bay, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mission-Bay-Kindergarten

Morningside Kindergarten

31 Taylors Road, Mt Albert, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Morningside-Kindergarten

Morningside Kindergarten
Morningside Kindergarten

Mt Albert Kindergarten

24 Mark Road, Mt Albert, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mt-Albert-Kindergarten

Mt Eden Kindergarten

11a Milton Road, Mt Eden, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mt-Eden-Kindergarten

Mt Roskill Kindergarten

19 Akarana Avenue, Mount Roskill, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mt-Roskill-Kindergarten

Onehunga Kindergarten

17a Cameron Street, Onehunga, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Onehunga-Kindergarten

Orakei Kindergarten

Cnr Coates Avenue & Grace Street, Orakei, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Orakei-Kindergarten

Orakei Montessori Preschool

16 Sudeley Street, Orakei, Auckland
www.omp.school.nz

Oranga Kindergarten

48a Waitangi Road, Onehunga, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Oranga-Kindergarten

Owairaka Kindergarten

6a Dunkirk Terrace, Mount Albert, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/owairaka-kindergarten

Parnell Kindergarten

12 Alberon Place, Parnell, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Parnell-Kindergarten

Parnell Kindergarten
Parnell Kindergarten

Ponsonby Kindergarten

22 Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby, Central Auckland
https://www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Ponsonby-Kindergarten/

Ponsonby Montessori Kindergarten

244 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland
ponsonbymontessori.co.nz

Poppies Kindergarten

1 Hapua Street, Remuera, Central Auckland
www.poppies.co.nz

Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

90 Walmer Road, Point Chevalier, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Pt-Chevalier-Kindergarten

Pt England Kindergarten

130B Pt England Road, Point England, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Pt-England-Kindergarten

Remuera Kindergarten

2 Wairua Road, Remuera, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Pt-England-Kindergarten

Roskill South Kindergarten

1327 Dominion Road Extension, Mt Roskill, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Roskill-South-Kindergarten

Sandringham Kindergarten

2 Kenneth Avenue, Sandringham, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Sandringham-Kindergarten

Smart Start Montessori Preschools

99 Grange Road, Mount Eden, Central Auckland
www.smartstart.school.nz

St Heliers Kindergarten

43 Maskell Street, Saint Heliers,  Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/St-Heliers-Kindergarten

St Johns Kindergarten

49 Howard Hunter Avenue, Saint Johns, Central East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/St-Johns-Kindergarten

Waterview Kindergarten

17A Oakley Ave, Waterview, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/waterview-kindergarten

Wesley Kindergarten

26A O’Donnell Avenue, Mount Roskill, Central West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Wesley-Kindergarten

Westmere Kindergarten

96 Garnet Road, Westmere, Central Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Westmere-Kindergarten

East Auckland Kindergartens

Anchorage Park Kindergarten

9 Tiaka Place, Pakuranga, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Anchorage-Park-Kindergarten

Botany Downs Kindergarten

22 Maroubra Place, Howick,  East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Botany-Downs-Kindergarten

Bucklands Beach Kindergarten

8 Oliver Road, Bucklands Beach, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Bucklands-Beach-Kindergarten

Cascades Kindergarten

Lady Marie Drive, Pakuranga, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/cascades-kindergarten/

Dannemora Kindergarten

141 Kilkenny Drive, Dannemora, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Dannemora-Kindergarten

Farm Cove Kindergarten

20 Galloway Crescent, Farm Cove, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Farm-Cove-Kindergarten

Farm Cove Kindergarten

Highland Park Kindergarten

563 Pakuranga Road, Howick, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Highland-Park-Kindergarten

Howick Kindergarten

51 Wellington Street, Howick, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Howick-Kindergarten

Maraetai Beachlands Kindergarten

39a Craig Road, Maraetai, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Maraetai-Beachlands-Kindergarten

Pakuranga Kindergarten

107a Reeves Road, Pakuranga, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Pakuranga-Kindergarten

Pigeon Mountain Kindergarten

64 Pigeon Mountain Road, Half Moon Bay, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Pigeon-Mountain-Kindergarten

Sylvia Park Kindergarten

10 Hamlin Road, Mount Wellington, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/sylvia-park-kindergarten

Sommerville Kindergarten

84a Clydesdale Road, Howick, East Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Somerville-Kindergarten

The Children’s Corner Howick Montessori

30 Cook Street, Howick, East Auckland
www.thechildrenscorner.co.nz

Trinity Kindergarten

474 Pakuranga Road,  Pakuranga, East Auckland
www.trinitykindy.co.nz

Gulf Island Kindergartens

Waiheke Kindergarten

Donald Bruce Road, Surfdale, Waiheke Island, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Waiheke-Kindergarten

North Shore and North Auckland Kindergartens

Acorn Montessori Children’s House

7 Kawerau Ave, Devonport, North Shore, Auckland
www.acornmontessori.co.nz

Aranui Montessori Preschool

17 Chartwell Avenue, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland
aranuimontessori.co.nz

Bayview Kindergarten

70 Bayview Road, Glenfield, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Bayview-Kindergarten

Beach Haven Kindergarten

179 Beach Haven Road, Beach Haven, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Beach-Haven-Kindergarten

Belmont Bayswater Kindergarten

1C Rosyth Avenue, Bayswater,  North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Belmont-Bayswater-Kindergarten

Birkenhead Kindergarten

97A Mokoia Road, Birkenhead, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Birkenhead-Kindergarten

Birkenhead Point Montessori Preschool

108 Hinemoa Street, Birkenhead Point, Auckland
www.bpm.net.nz

Chelsea Kindergarten

62 Balmain Road, Birkenhead, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Chelsea-Kindergarten

Coast Montessori Preschool

42 Silverdale Street, Silverdale, North Auckland
www.coastmontessori.co.nz

Devonport Kindergarten

43 Vauxhall Road, Devonport, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Devonport-Kindergarten

Devonport Preschool

43 Vauxhall Road, Devonport, North Shore, Auckland
https://www.aka.org.nz/devonport

Glenfield Kindergarten

Mayfield Road, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Glenfield-Kindergarten

Kauri Park Kindergarten

11 McGlashen Place, Birkdale, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Kauri-Park-Kindergarten

Luna Montessori Preschool

10 Blenheim Street, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland
www.lunamontessori.co.nz

Mangawhai Kindergarten

36 Insley Street, Mangawhai, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mangawhai-Kindergarten

Marlborough Kindergarten

7a Agincourt Street, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Marlborough-Kindergarten

Milford Kindergarten

14 Pierce Road, Milford, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Milford-Kindergarten

Northcote Central Kindergarten

36 College Road, Northcote, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Northcote-Central-Kindergarten

Northcote Kindergarten

7 Nutsey Avenue, Northcote, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Northcote-Kindergarten

Snells Beach Kindergarten

15 Hamatana Road, Snells Beach, North Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Snells-Beach-Kindergarten

Sunnynook Kindergarten

50 Sunnynook Road, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Sunnynook-Kindergarten

Takapuna Kindergarten

11A Tennyson Avenue, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Takapuna-Kindergarten

Titoki Montessori School

70A Stredwick Drive, Torbay, North Shore, Auckland
www.titokimontessori.school.nz

Totara Hill Montessori Preschool

8 Smith Road, Matakana, North Auckland
www.totarahillmontessori.co.nz

Wellsford Kindergarten

Hazelmere Street, Wellsford, North Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Wellsford-Kindergarten

Westlake Forrest Hill Kindergarten

Tiber Road, Milford, North Shore, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Westlake-Forrest-Hill-Kindergarten

South Auckland Kindergartens

Aorere Kindergarten

43 Chantelle Place, Papatoetoe, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Aorere-Kindergarten

Bairds Kindergarten

20 Edward Ave, Otara, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Bairds-Kindergarten

Favona Kindergarten

Wakefield Road, Mangere, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Favona-Kindergarten

Flat Bush Kindergarten

329 Bairds Road, Otara, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Flat-Bush-Kindergarten

Kingsdene Kindergarten

62 Mascot Avenue, Mangere, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Kingsdene-Kindergarten

Li’l Champs Early Learning Centre & Montessori Preschool

2 South Auckland locations: 479B Ormiston Road, Mission Heights, Flat Bush and 431 Great South Road, Papatoetoe
www.lilchamps.co.nz

Mangere Bridge Kindergarten

36 Lindis Place, Mangere, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Kingsdene-Kindergarten

Mangere West Kindergarten

67 Idlewild Avenue, Mangere, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mangere-West-Kindergarten

Mayfield Kindergarten

20R Pearl Baker Drive, Otara, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Mayfield-Kindergarten

McNaughton Kindergarten

14 McNaughton Avenue, Mangere East, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/McNaughton-Kindergarten

Murdoch Park Kindergarten

43 Chestnut Road, Papatoetoe, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Murdoch-Park-Kindergarten

Omana Kindergarten

42 Omana Road, Papatoetoe, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Omana-Kindergarten

Otahuhu Central Kindergarten

27 Fort Richardson Road, Otahuhu, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Otahuhu-Central-Kindergarten

Otahuhu Kindergarten

51a Hutton Street, Otahuhu, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Otahuhu-Kindergarten

Papatoetoe Kindergarten

53 Wilmay Avenue, Papatoetoe, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Papatoetoe-Kindergarten

Papatoetoe North Kindergarten

1 Beryl Place, Mangere East, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Papatoetoe-North-Kindergarten

Tipu Montessori Early Education

67 Walmsley Road, Otahuhu, South Auckland
www.tipu-montessori.school.nz

Wee Wisdom Montessori School

159 Great South Road, Drury AND
32 McInnes Road, Weymouth
weewisdommontessori.co.nz

Yendarra Kindergarten

31 Crown Crescent, Otara, South Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Yendarra-Kindergarten

West Auckland Kindergartens

Birdwood Kindergarten

21 Karepo Crescent, Ranui, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Birdwood-Kindergarten

Blockhouse Bay Kindergarten

5 Exminster Street, Blockhouse Bay, Central West Auckland
https://www.aka.org.nz/blockhousebay

Casa Montessori Preschool

1 Larch Street, Avondale, Auckland
www.casamontessori.co.nz

Colwill Kindergarten

19 Kintara Drive, Massey, North West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Colwill-Kindergarten

Don Buck Kindergarten

124a Don Buck Road, Massey, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Don-Buck-Kindergarten

Glen Eden Kindergarten

3 Clayburn Road, Glen Eden, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Glen-Eden-Kindergarten

Glen Eden West Kindergarten

78a Rosier Road, Glen Eden, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Glen-Eden-West-Kindergarten

Green Bay Kindergarten

10 La Rosa Street, Green Bay, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/green-bay-kindergarten

Greenhithe Kindergarten

10 Isobel Road, Greenhithe, North West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Greenhithe-Kindergarten

Henderson Kindergarten

1A Henderson Valley Road, Henderson, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Henderson-Kindergarten

Hobsonville Kindergarten

34a Trig Rd, Hobsonville, North West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Hobsonville-Kindergarten

Laingholm Kindergarten

436a Huia Road, Laingholm, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/laingholm-kindergarten

Learning Edge Montessori Preschool

2 Sunray Avenue, Titirangi, Auckland
www.learningedgemontessoripreschool.com

Lincoln North Kindergarten

47A Longburn Road, Henderson, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Lincoln-North-Kindergarten

Massey Kindergarten

4326a Don Buck Road, Massey, North West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Massey-Kindergarten

New Lynn Kindergarten

10 Ambrico Place, New Lynn, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/new-lynn-kindergarten

Oratia Kindergarten

552 West Coast Road, Oratia, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Oratia-Kindergarten

Ranui Kindergarten

Ranui Station Road, Henderson, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Ranui-Kindergarten

Sturges Road Kindergarten

124 Sturges Road, Henderson, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Sturges-Road-Kindergarten

Summerland Kindergarten

62a Summerland Drive, Henderson, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Summerland-Kindergarten

Sunnyvale Kindergarten

31A Kaikoura Street, Henderson, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Sunnyvale-Kindergarten

Taupaki Kindergarten

20 Cottle Road, Taupaki, North West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Taupaki-Kindergarten

Te Atatu Peninsula Kindergarten

16A Harbour View Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/te-atatu-peninsula-kindergarten

Te Atatu South Kindergarten

66A Divich Ave, Te Atatu South, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/te-atatu-south-kindergarten

Te Atatu Village Kindergarten

580 Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Te-Atatu-Village-Kindergarten

Titirangi Kindergarten

509 South Titirangi Road, Titirangi, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/titirangi-kindergarten

Titirangi Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten

5 Helios Place, Laingholm, West Auckland
www.titirangi.steiner.school.nz

Waitakere Kindergarten

12 Township Road, Waitakere, West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Waitakere-Kindergarten

Whenuapi Kindergarten

16 Airport Road, Whenuapai, North West Auckland
www.aka.org.nz/our-locations/Whenuapai-Kindergarten

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