Kidsfirst Rutland Street

A kindergarten connected to the community

Kia ora. Welcome.

Nau mai, tauti mai ki te Kinikātene o Kidsfirst Rutland Street.

Located down a driveway on Rutland Street, not far from the local school, Kidsfirst Kindergartens Rutland Street is a great kindergarten, on a quiet back section with a great big backyard. You’re always welcome – we value every person in our kindergarten as a teacher and learner.

If you’re looking for an early childhood option for your preschool-aged tamariki, this is a great choice.

Our days go from 8:30am to 2:30pm, Monday to Friday for children aged two to school age. And there are 20 hours free for all children – even two year olds!

Keen to find out more? Fill out the form and we’ll get back to you – we have some places available now – so if you want to experience all the wonders of te ao kindy at Kidsfirst Kindergartens Rutland Street get in touch.

03 352 5101


Stay and play 9:30 – 10:30am every Wednesday

Kidsfirst Kindergartens offer 20 hours free for tamariki, even for two year olds (conditions apply). Ask about our Get More offers to see if you can benefit from those, or book in to come to one of our no-obligation Stay & Play sessions – a great way to get a taste of the kindy experience, and meet some of our 100% registered kaiako. There’s so much to recommend a Kidsfirst Kindergarten. The more you find out the more you’ll agree…

Kidsfirst’s non-profit kindergartens have been part of Canterbury, West Coast and Central Otago communities for more than a century, with our wonderful, fully trained, registered teachers bringing the world of learning alive to nurture a love of learning that can last a lifetime.


Ready to join us or want to know more?

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