Under 2’s

Pukeko and Kereru Room

In both rooms we have small group numbers and high child – teacher ratios. Children have a specific primary caregiver who they develop a strong bond with. Our teachers are attentive and skilled in understanding and responding to your child’s individual needs and cues.

As a team we believe in a respectful, calm and nurturing approach to care to ensure your child has the best start in developing essential life skills.


Meet our Team

Opal De Jonge

Team Leader, Pukeko and Kereru Room



LaurenLauren Russell

Senior Early Childhood Teacher, Pukeko Room



Rhiannon Miller

Senior Early Childhood Teacher, Kereru Room



Kori Follas

Early Childhood Educator, Kereru room



  Hayley Cresswell

Early Childhood Educator, Pukeko room



Trudy Aisher

Early Childhood Educator, Pukeko room



Jean Erickson

Early Childhood Educator, Kereru room









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