Unitec Early Learning Centre


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What are the centre’s hours?

7.30am – 5.30pm, Monday – Friday. We operate throughout school holidays but are closed on public holidays.

What age do we take children from?

3 months - to 5 years.

What is our Child to Staff Ratio?

For children aged under 2 years we have 1:3 (Ministry of Education regulation is 1:5).

For children aged 2-3 years we have a ratio of 1:4 (Ministry of Education regulation is 1:10).

For children aged 3-5 years we have a ratio of 1:8 (Ministry of Education regulation is 1:10).



Do we provide meals for children?

Yes, we have 2 cooks and provide all meals and cater to special dietary requirements.  

Parents provide their own formula for infants.

What is the minimum booking?

 2 days per week.

Do we take casual bookings?

Sorry, no we don't.


Do we offer 20 ECE hours as free sessions?

Only for Unitec Students - either as 5 morning or afternoon sessions, of 4 hours.

Are our teachers all trained?

90% of our teachers are trained, registered teachers.