Riverside is a community for families, of families, where tamariki come first.

Discover joy-filled learning at Riverside: where giggles, splashes, painting, and messy play create memories, while storytime, naptime, cuddles, and pretend play nurture young minds with loving care.

Small steps become leaps and bounds for tamariki at Riverside. Encouraged to explore the world around them, children are empowered to discover a unique sense of self through bundles of aroha, free play, and curiosity.

Our role is to nurture their hauora, their wellbeing, and empower them to grow and learn through discovery. From reading books and playing on the playground to exciting excursions, no two days at Riverside are the same—and they’re designed that way to engage tamariki.

Our rooms—

Weka Room

Weka Room


In the Weka Room, our primary mission is to build strong, trusting relationships with infants and their whānau, offering a calm and respectful environment, engaging in exciting learning experiences, and providing a world of discovery and joy for your precious ones.

Kea Room


Where a team of caring, experienced kaiako (teachers) inspire independence and fun-filled learning, nurturing strong bonds with children and their whānau, offering exciting adventures in a safe environment, and transforming routines into heartwarming rituals.

Kahu Room


Where our enthusiastic, caring, and highly experienced kaiako are ready to embark on a journey of boundless discovery with your child.
Our mission is to cultivate strong, reciprocal relationships with both tamariki and their whānau, creating an environment where independence blossoms and children are empowered to explore safely.


We’ve gathered an array of enjoyable activities for you and your tamariki, a wealth of valuable resources for our parents, and we’ll ensure you stay informed about our latest adventures and ethos at Riverside.

The role of primary caregiving
The crucial role of primary caregiving in early childhood development.

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Crafty creations
Get inspired with these crafty creations.

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Reserve wander
Reserve wanderings of the kea room.

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Ready to enrol?

We’re always happy to offer guided tours of our centre, allowing you to see precisely why our children are always eager to come here!

Alternatively, if you’re ready to take the next step, head over to our contact/enrol page to download more information or complete online enrolment.