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Welcome to Surrey Park Early Learning Centre Inc.

Established in 1986, we are a not-for-profit, community centre that provides quality care and education for tamariki in Murihiku, empowering them to become confident, lifelong learners.

Here at Surrey Park Early Learning Centre Inc, we believe that by working in partnership with whānau, our kaiako can support tamariki to establish positive foundations for future successes.  

We understand that choosing an Early Learning Centre for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make at this stage of your child’s life which is why we invite you to schedule a visit to come and see the centre in action.

  • Safe, friendly, and spacious learning environments.
  • Natural outdoor learning environments and a large, centre community garden.
  • Cooked mid-day meal & snacks for morning and afternoon tea (included in the hourly fee rates)
  • Individual education programmes
  • We use Storypark – an effective communication and pedagogical documentation tool for kaiako and whānau.
  • Separate age group areas
  • 20 hours ECE and Work & Income Subsidies
  • Spaces for relieving teachers
  • Proven record of successful teaching and caring for children since 1986
  • Consistent staffing teams of teachers passionate about quality outcomes for children

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Our Values & Philosophy

WHANAUNGATANGA Engaging in positive and collaborative relationships with our learners, their families and whānau, with our colleagues and the wider community.

MANAAKITANGA – Welcoming, caring and creative learning environments in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

PONO / TIKANGA – Integrity – doing the right thing in ways that are fair, ethical, honest, and just.

WHAKAMANA – Supporting all learners to reach their full potential by providing high quality teaching and leadership.


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