FREE 20 ECE hours for 3+ year-olds • Open hours: 7.30am to 4.30pm (including school holidays)
FREE 20 ECE hours for 3+ year-olds • Open hours: 7.30am to 4.30pm (including school holidays)

Want your child to learn in a loving, safe and nurturing place?

At Coast Kindy, we love to encourage and support you and your little one as you navigate their early learning years. As a Christian centre we see your child as precious and unique.

Why choose us Read more

low teacher-child ratios

40 years in the community

Play-based curriculum

Faith-based values

Kids hanging upside down on monkey bars
Kids playing with doll house

Welcome to Coast Kindy

Coast Kindy is a special place where your children are at the heart of all we do. Our passionate teachers are qualified (or training to be) and seek to see your child grow and develop into capable and confident learners.

We are an inclusive place where your children can feel safe, be nurtured and encouraged to explore and investigate the environment which invites curiosity and engagement in learning.

Connecting with your children’s whānau is something we treasure and we support, encourage and recognise families as knowing your children best.

We incorporate our Christian faith into our everyday life at Coast Kindy with the key values of faith, love, kindness and respect forming a framework for us.

The heartbeat of Kindy is to provide your children with plenty of opportunities to learn, grow and explore through play, enabling them to thrive in an emotionally and physically safe environment.

We value Ti Tiriti o Waitangi and see it as a thread through our local curriculum encompassing our local beach visits, library visits and our own community weekly music session – Kin-da-groove.


2 yr old playing


3-6 yr old playing

Three to six-year-olds

Kids at Music and Movement programme

Music and Movement

Kids at Transition to School programme

Transition to School

The teachers are so gentle and kind

“Coast Kindy is a wonderful kindy. I have two children who both started there when they turned two, and they both adore it. The teachers are so gentle and kind, and we love that they use play-based learning. We recommend Coast Kindy to everyone we know. Thank you to the teachers for being such an important part of my kids lives, they love you!”

Courtney Brown

A hidden treasure

“A nourishing, nurturing gem, a hidden treasure on the Coast”


A safe and happy place

“Thank you for being a safe and happy place where you have comforted, nurtured, and encouraged [our son] for over 2 years. We are so grateful for all that you have done for him.”

the Sclanders family

Wonderful and caring

“Your team is so wonderful and caring and has become such a great part of our lives.”

the Michaels family

Such a great place

“Oh my… kindy has been such a great place for [our son] where he has truly grown and gained confidence under the amazing kindy teachers that have empowered him. He explores and learns so much and surprises us at home with amazing amounts of knowledge. While I’m sad this time is ending in the kindy phase as he goes to school, I know he has skills from the dedicated Coast Kindy team that will help him succeed.”


A caring and creative space

“We highly recommend Coast Kindy. Both our grandchildren were part of the Coast family. This has always been a place of peace in the rush of our worlds. The facilities are 'old school' amazing and not clinical like some kindys. The teachers are so loving, nurturing, accommodating, kind, and patient. I really miss their welcoming smiles. If you're looking for a caring and creative space for your little one look no further.”


So experienced and caring

“Absolutely the best center with the best teachers who are so experienced and caring. You leave every day knowing your child will be loved and exposed to such lovely values in all they do and everyone they encounter.”


A beautiful, safe haven

“Coast Kindy truly cares for the whole family. Your hearts are full of love and what a beautiful, safe haven and home away from home you provide for our kids.”