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Qualified, passionate teachers, large outdoor spaces, transition to school programmes and 20 ECE hours each week.

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Monday - Friday
Extended Day: Any 6.5 - 7.5hrs between 8am - 3.30pm
Morning: Any 4 - 4.5hrs between 8am - 12.30pm
Afternoon: Any 3 - 3.5hrs between 12pm - 3.30pm

20 Hours free from 2 years old.
$4.00per hour for any additional hours*
(*NOTE: $5.25per hour if you have attested any of your 20 ECE Hours at another service)

P 7 855 6300
E fairfield@kindergarten.org.nz

0800 CHILDREN (244 537)


29 Kenney Crescent, Hamilton


View ERO report

Enrolment enquiry

Enrol from birth. 20 FREE Hours from 2 years of age.

Fairfield Kindergartens Waikato is well-respected for providing high quality, affordable education and childcare.

We offer a warm, caring and welcoming family place where diversity is celebrated. We cater for the many different physical and academic developmental needs of young children, offering a wide range of quality learning experiences.

  • Warm & welcoming staff who are passionate about teaching and learning.
  • Safe, caring and stimulating environment.
  • Well resourced and huge outdoor play area.
  • Private online learning portfolios for parents (sharing photos, videos and stories about your child).
  • An exclusive early childhood partnership with the Enviroschools Programme (eg. recycling, composting, gardening).
  • In Partnership with Sports Waikato Under5 Energize to eat healthy, be active & have fun! 
  • Children develop social interaction and respect.
  • Learning based on the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whāriki.
  • Value family/whānau and kindergarten partnership.
  • Transition to school programme.

View or download our philosophy

"Staff are all very whanau focussed, warm and welcoming and excited to teach children."

- Family Survey

"Teachers demonstrate high levels of commitment to, and understanding of children, parents and families from many cultures."

- ERO Report

"Very happy with how prepared our son was for school."

- Family Survey

Our qualified staff carefully plan programmes that fulfil the early childhood curriculum. We aim to ensure children are competent, confident and successful learners. Children will learn and develop:

  • A strong foundation in reading, writing and maths
  • Art, creativity, music and dance skills
  • An understanding of sustainability and their environment
  • The importance of New Zealand's heritage
  • Social skills, behaviour management and manners
  • Self confidence
  • Learning skills such as independence, creativity and curiosity
  • Friendships that may last throughout their schooling
  • Relationships with consistent, familiar teachers
  • To understand and operate within a structured routine

Teachers provide learning extensions that prepare you child for school which include numeracy & numbers, literacy & language, nature & science, computers & technology, puzzles & games, creative arts, sand & water play, trips, transition to school programme, child friendships… and more!

Children work together at mat time to share daily information, stories, songs, movement, drama & waiata, etc.

A typical daily learning routine


8.00am–8.30am – Drop off (morning session and full day begins)
9:30am–10:30am – Kai time (rolling and children help themselves)
10:30am–12noon – Education and care (intentional experiences and care routines)
12noon – Lunch time


12:30pm – Morning session ends and children collected
12:30pm–2:45pm – Education and care (intentional experiences and care routines)
2:45pm–3.00pm – Resetting the whare
3.00pm–3:30pm – Afternoon sessions and full day sessions end and children go home

Tanya Tanya

Head Teacher


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