Mountainside Educare

Early Childhood Centre


Mountainside Educare was established in 2016 and is a 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 license is for 40 children within our hours of 7.30am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday.

Our Vision:

We will design a curriculum that supports tamariki to be creative, adaptive and resilient as they learn how to learn.

Our Purpose:

To provide a Centre of excellence where we encourage all tamariki to learn in their own ways, supported by kaiako who know them well and have their best interests at heart.

Our Values:

Embracing a caring environment.


Nurturing tamariki to learn alongside each other.


Building a strong foundation of relationships.


Empowering all learning to take hold of their immense potential.