Welcome to Waiapu Kids St. Mary’s Tahatai

! Following the Government’s announcement that the COVID-19 alert system has moved to Alert Level 3 in our region, Waiapu Kids St Mary’s  is open. We will have appropriate measures in place to ensure our staff, tamariki and whānau are safe. You can find more information from the Ministry of Education through He Pānui Kōhungahunga: The Early Learning Bulletin, or the Government’s response here: https://covid19.govt.nz/ We will continue to follow the Government’s advice.  Aroha nui, staff at Waiapu Kids St Mary’s


Waiapu Kids St Mary’s Tahatai provides quality care and education for all children aged 2-5 years in Papamoa.

We offer flexible hours to suit the needs of our parents, 20 free ECE hours, and competitive fees.

Our centre provides an exciting, stimulating, educational programme, incorporating every child’s culture, strengths and interests into their play and learning, and provides a positive environment for both teachers and children.