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Early Childhood
Education Centres

Lifewise early childhood centres remove the cost barriers to high-quality early childhood education. We wrap our care and expertise around each child, so they’re nurtured, supported and able to thrive.


Quality early childhood education with
care at its heart

We’ll design a caring plan that works for your child

We start by sitting down with you to hear about what you want for your child. We’ll listen closely to understand their needs. Together we’ll create a plan for care that nurtures your child so they can flourish.
Our experienced teachers put your child at the centre of everything we do.


  • serve your child and make sure their needs come first
  • show children they have a right to speak
  • hear and respect your child’s wishes
  • value your child’s individuality
  • give your child time to do things at their own pace.

We create caring connections

Lifewise Early Childhood Education Centres nurture connections between children’s wellbeing, nature and whānau.
Keeping close to the natural environment is one of our strengths. We’ve designed our centres so we can:

  • connect with nature every day
  • let children learn about the power of Papatūānuku
  • have less plastic and more play gardens
  • stay grounded through the five senses
  • help children to explore and be creative through free play
  • welcome whānau to get involved

“If I would I write a plan for the perfect day care I can say I have found it. I will always be grateful that my son has his day filled with learning and happiness.”

– Lifewise Foster Carer


We build strong relationships

We help build strong relationships for children, whānau connections and communities of support for parents.

At Lifewise, this begins with how we treat every child. We

  • listen to children – always
  • are never too busy for kids
  • take time to enjoy and observe alongside children
  • let children lead group activities
  • show good behaviour and kindness with our own actions
  • grow support around our community of parents.

“Both my children have flourished since they started here. They are more confident and have learnt so much. I’m very grateful.”

– Lifewise Foster Carer

Four Locations

Lifewise Early Childhood Education Centres are safe spaces that help learning and are perfect for play.

Early Childhood Education, Waimumu Road
112 Waimumu Road,
Massey, Auckland

Opening hours
9:00am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday

Area Manager: Andrea Raukete
Mobile: 021 194 6000
Phone: 09 282 3015

Early Childhood Education, Glen Eden
302 West Coast Road,
Glen Eden, Auckland

Opening hours
9:00am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday

Centre Manager: Alison Render
Phone: 09 818 0212
Mobile: 021 336 838

Early Childhood Education, Royal Road Preschool
112 Royal Road,
Massey, Auckland

Opening hours
9:00am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday

Centre Manager: Monique Preston
Mobile: 021 195 4111
Phone: 09 833 6192
Email: or or

Early Childhood Education, Mustard Seed Preschool
47R Everitt Rd,
Otara, Auckland 2023

Opening hours
9:00am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday

Centre Manager: Nisi Haunga
Mobile: 021 483 827
Phone: 09 272 8692

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