Welcome to Pohutukawa Kidz - Childcare Centre in Beachlands

Pohutukawa Kidz is a community focussed childcare centre with a passion for working with families to develop confident, happy, kind children. Pohutukawa Kidz, which is based in Beachlands, provides a safe enjoyable space for children to explore, with ample features to extend their various interests and grow their learning. All the children in our preschool are precious to us, and it is our passion to bring out the best in each one.

At Pohutukawa Kidz we acknowledge Maori as Tangata Whenua and are committed to building strong relationships which are strengthened through partnership, policies and practices. We show a strong commitment to families of children with additional learning needs and will work with each family to find the best way of settling their child and offer them opportunities for their growth and development. Read More

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The mission of our early childhood education program is to work in partnership with families and the community. We strive to enhance the abilities and skills of our children integrating Social, Physical, Intellectual, Communicational, and Emotional (SPICE) development using Science, Mathematics, Arts, Recreation and Technology (SMART) programmes.


TOGETHER, we can prepare your child for the wonderful future that lies ahead.


Our dedicated team of experienced and professional teachers work collaboratively to get the best results for the children in our care.

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