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TERM DATES 2020:* 


Term 1 Starts Wed 22nd Jan Ends Thurs 9th April


Term 2 Starts Tues 28th April Ends Fri 3rd July


Term 3 Starts Mon 20th July Ends Fri 25th Sept


Term 4 Starts Mon 12th Oct Ends Weds 23rd Dec


*Check if your kindergarten operates all year round



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Kidsfirst Kindergartens are a great choice for kindergarten on the West Coast, Banks Peninsula,  Central Otago, Canterbury, and Christchurch.

Why us?



We encourage children to learn, play and explore...
kindergarten is about developing while having fun.


Ko tā mātou he āwhina i ngā tamariki mokopuna kia ako, kia tākaro, kia tūhura - kote mahi a te pūtahi tamariki nohinohi he whakawhanake, i te taha o te ngahau.












Our great big backyards


Growing lifelong learners


The fantastic teaching teams


Weaving culture into every day


Kindergarten is special



Every child is an individual to us



Discover why Kidsfirst kindergartens are better

Nau mai, Tauti mai, Haere mai


Fax: 03 338 1086  


Phone: 03 338 1303 or 0800 4 KIDSFIRST  (0800 454 373)

Postal Details: Kidsfirst Kindergartens, PO Box 8089, Christchurch 8440

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