Pukekohe Central Kindergarten





 Session Hours

Morning Sessions 8.45am - 11.45am Monday - Friday

Afternoon Sessions 11:45am - 2:45pm Monday - Friday

Six Hour Sessions 8:45am - 2:45pm Monday - Friday


Contact us

ph: 09 238 8047

email: pukekohecentral@cmka.org.nz
facebook: pukekohe central kindergarten

Harrington Avenue
PO Box 616,

About us

Pukekohe Central Kindergarten was established and opened in 1954. The kindergarten has a long history of involvement within the Franklin Community. This has resulted in a strong connection with generations of families.Pukekohe is a rapidly growing diverse urban community. Families from Pukekohe Central Kindergarten transition to 12 primary schools within the area at age 5.

Pukekohe Central Kindergarten welcomes you and your child to join our well- resourced, fun and exciting environment where all staff are qualified.

We have a fun and educational place where children can meet and make friends while they explore and experience new and exciting challenges. A place in which parents/ whanau are welcome to spend time with their children. An environment where children have the opportunity to make their own choice and are affirmed as capable and independent leaners. Through Professional Development we provide the ongoing quality of Early Childhood Education. We welcome and support student teachers from various tertiary organisations within New Zealand and overseas.

The programme at Pukekohe central Kindergarten is….

  • Child initiated.
  • Designed to support children to be independent thinkers.
  • Designed to offer choice and variety, giving children experience of working at different levels.
  • Based on the concept that children learn by doing themselves.

We prepare children for the wider world by….

  • Developing independence in thought and action.
  • Encouraging children to be aware of their environment and to use and care for it.
  • Building on language, maths and pre-reading skills at an individual level.
  • Encouraging the growth of self-esteem and confidence.
  • Encouraging them to take responsibility for themselves.
  • Encouraging them to respect and care for others.

“We had gone to a lot of kindergartens to choose which one my daughter would feel great with, she choose Pukekohe Central Kindergarten, why? She felt at ease and welcome and excited to learn more and meet new friends. My daughter has learnt so much from teachers and would recommend this kindergarten to anyone. It’s very multicultural which I think is great, especially learning different protocols of each race” – Juliana, Kindergarten Parent.

ERO Report

Head Teacher - Krista

Teacher - Stuti

Teacher - Joanna

0.6 Teacher - Michele

Admin Assistant/Teacher Aide - Frances


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