Our Vision:

To be the preferred and leading provider of high quality early childhood education and care in the Wanaka area.


Our Mission:

To promote a quality-learning environment with meaningful and respectful relationships at the heart of what we do.


Our Values:

Respect - Whakaute

To respect each child’s individuality and our environment, including our peers and our pets.


Relationships - Ngā Hononga

To have warm and meaningful relationships with children, whanau and our teaching team.


Communication - Whakawhitiwhiti Kōrero

To create open and honest communication with children, whanau and our teaching team.




Mountainside Educare is a new, purpose built, Early Childhood Centre in Albert Town, Wanaka.


As part of our emphasis on quality education and care, we offer low teacher-child ratios, with qualified and certified Teachers.


Our centre incorporates 1 large room with 2 smaller rooms to either side, which can be used for a multitude of purposes.


Our large, spacious grounds and playground, are designed to challenge children as well as to inspire their imagination, exploration and creativity.


Our centre offers WINZ subsidies and 20 hours ECE education for 3 – 5 year olds.


We provide full day, quality education and care for toddlers, right up to children who are ready for school.


Our licence is for 40 children within our hours of  7.30am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday.