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Welcome to Peanuts Whitianga

Peanuts is a privately owned & operated Early Learning Centre located in Whitianga

Peanuts Childcare and Education Centre provides high quality childcare for children 0-6 years of age with dedicated areas for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers to ensure your child receives meaningful care, as well as personalised learning and development opportunities.
We are licensed for 40 children and we are open Monday - Friday from 8.00am - 5.00pm.

Immerse your
child in a nurturing environment at
Peanuts Childcare & Education Centre.

Ko te ahurie o te tamaiti arahia o tatatou mahi
“Let the uniqueness of the child guide our work”

We are passionate about giving every child that walks through our door the best possible start in their magical adventure of learning.

Why choose Peanuts?

Alongside our excellent child : teacher ratio we offer age-specific, calm, natural and thoughtfully resourced environments; encouraging tamariki of all ages, abilities, interests and backgrounds to engage in the learning that captures their interests. Our centre is thoughtfully developed on an acre site surrounded by mature trees.

WINZ Subsidies

There are additional subsidies available to help families with the cost of childcare. Click below to read more about it on the Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Education and WINZ websites, or feel welcome to contact us, we are more than happy to help guide you through this process.

20 Hours FREE

The Government funds the cost of children aged 3 years plus to attend early childhood education (ECE) for up to 20 hours a week. This funding is called 20 Hours ECE and is available for up to six hours a day for children in approved programmes,
like our centre.

"Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood, for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child's soul."

Freidrich Froebel