Whakatane Anglican Methodist Parish

St Georges Education and Childcare Centre

St Georges Education and Childcare CentreSt Georges Centre was formed in 1978 as the outreach of the Anglican and Methodist Parish of Whakatāne to provide a quality childcare service for families in Whakatāne and the surrounding area.

Description of Service

Type Community Church based hence non-profit
License Full Day
Maximum of 50 children, from 3 months to 5 years
With a maximum of 20 under 2yr olds
Licensed Opening Times: 7.45am-5.15pm Monday – Friday
Enrolments Each child has permanent bookings, min 6 hrs per week
Centre families can extend or request additional bookings


The Operation is divided into two areas:

1 Infant and Toddler Team – from 3 mths to approx. 2.5 – 3 yrs

2 Wesley Room – approx. from 2.5 – 3 yrs to 5 yrs

We offer 20 ECE and many families are eligible for WINZ subsidies.

We pride ourselves in maintaining a quality, affordable service both educationally and in care of our children. We are committed to being a “home away from home” and encourage mutual and complementary relationships between the teachers, the children and family/whaanau and the wider community. We practice whanaungatanga where children are loved and nurtured and parents feel valued and comfortable.