Children learn best through play and that is why we provide two playgroups EVERY WEEK during term time.

Playshools provide lots of socialisation opportunities for children and adults and our playschools are open to anyone in the community so you are welcome to join us.


When: Thursday mornings (anytime from 9.30am to 12pm)

Hope Community Church
Ranzau Road

Playschools support children to:
* Establish relationships
* Play and learn alongside others
* Confidently transition to school

Playschools support adults to:
* Learn from others
* Implement new learning
* Access mentoring from experienced Educators
* Be supported by Coordinators

Wheako Taiao

When: Tuesday mornings between 10.30am and 12pm

We make the most of our fantastic region by visiting different areas each month.

1st week of the month – Faulkner’s Bush, Wakefield
2nd week of the month – Enner Glynn Reserve
3rd week of the month – Snowden’s Bush, Brightwater
4th week of the month – Rabbit Island

On the months there is a 5th week we will advise a special mystery location!!

NaturePlay is for all ages, every week, in all weather, in all seasons, FUN and FREE.
Our regular weekly NaturePlay recognises the importance of child-led play and exploration and provides the space for it to unfold at its own pace.

NaturePlay enables children (and adults) to connect with, take notice and share the wonder of nature unfolding.