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Ohakune Kindergarten

58 Arawa Street, Ohakune 06 385 8383
About Us and Our Programme


Ohakune Kindergarten borders Tongariro National Park and we take advantage of our mountain location, respecting koro Ruapehu.  Kindergarten children spend a lot of time outdoors in all kinds of weather, and look forward to snow each year. 


Ohakune has a strong bicultural programme and links with Ngati Rangi


Ko Ruapehu te maunga, te maunga koro.

Ko Aotea te waka te waka tere,

Ko Mangawhero te awa,te hukapapa

Ko Ngati Rangi te iwi, no te whenua nei.

Our success is built on these foundations:

  • A warm, friendly environment that is challenging and stimulating
  • Consistent positive practices developed through conversations
  • Respectful relationships with children, whānau, staff and community
  • Practices that are inclusive
  • Fun

Tihei mauri ora - let there be life   






Monday to Friday:  8:45am - 3:45pm







2020 Term Dates

Term 1: Tuesday 21 January - Thursday 09 April Term 2: Tuesday 28 April - Friday 03 July

Term 3: Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September   Term 4: Monday 12 October - Friday 21 December



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