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Our Vision & Values

At Growing Minds, we offer a natural, nurturing and stimulating environment for your precious little one.

Our early learning centre programmes are based on Te Whaariki and working together with parents and our community, our professional and qualified staff will prepare your child for lifelong learning. We have a big focus on numeracy and literacy which means that your children receive only the best in care and education.

Te Whariki

Our curriculum is based on the New Zealand Childhood Curriculum – Te Whaariki which is based on four main principles:


1. Empowerment | Whakamana
2. Holistic Development | Kotahitanga
3. Family and Community | Whānau tangata
4. Relationships | Ngā hononga
New Zealand Childhood Curriculum represented by Flax, Te Whariki

Our Curriculum

Our Values

At our centre, we celebrate diversity and embrace different cultures, languages, and traditions. Our curriculum is designed to promote cultural awareness and respect, while also fostering social and emotional development, cognitive skills, and physical wellbeing.

The five key strands that are woven into everything that we do at the centre are:

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