Session Hours

Morning Sessions - 8.45am - 11.45am  Monday to Friday

Afternoon Sessions - 11.45am -2.45pm Monday to Friday

Six hour Sessions 8.45am - 2.45pm Monday to Friday


Contact us

ph:09 267 0936

email: finlayson@cmka.org.nz
facebook: finlayson park kindergarten

John Walker Drive


About us

Finlayson Park Kindergarten is located in the midst of a multi-cultural community and this is reflected by the diversity of the families who attend. Ethnic groups represented at the kindergarten include Maori, Pasifika, Indian, Asian and European. The kindergarten environment and resources acknowledge and celebrate the cultural diversity of the families who attend.

Our Features:

  • We an inclusive Kindergarten where we respect and celebrate children’s uniqueness in our diverse community
  • We see children as individuals who have a unique learning pathway
  • Relationships are important to us. We practice and encourage children to take care of each other and our environment
  • All children are seen as confident and capable within a community of learners where every person’s contribution is valued.
  • We embrace and acknowledge the dual heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Te Whariki (Early Childhood Curriculum) underpins teaching and learning experiences for children and families and the wider community
  • Our environment is the ‘third teacher’ and provokes supports and challenges ongoing exploration through play. 
ERO Report

Head Teacher - Kath

Teacher - Jasvir

Teacher - Asa

Teacher (.8) - Kylie

Admin Assistant - Decia

 LCT/Teacher Aide - Esther



Term Dates


Early Learning Centres
Friday 12th January 2018 to Friday 21st December 2018

Centres OPEN during term breaks
Tuesday 16th January 2018 to Thursday 20th December 2018

Centres CLOSED during term breaks
Term 1

Friday 19th January to Friday 13th April 

Term 2

Monday 30th April to Friday 6th July

Term 3

Monday 23rd July to Friday 28th September 

Term 4

Monday 15th October to Thursday 20th December






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CMKA offers limited spaces for 2 year olds up to 20 hours free in some Kindergartens.  

Conditions Apply!

All our kindergartens offer 20 hours ECE for all children aged 3 -5 years - Conditions Apply!

If you do not use your 20 Hours ECE allocation at our kindergartens, or your child attends for more than 20 hours each week,  the following fees apply:

Full day Kindergarten -  $4.80 per hour

 More on our Fees