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.