About Us

The Ark Early Childhood Centre is owned and operated by Holy Trinity Tauranga and
also offers a wonderful SPACE sessional programme to new parents of young babies, or
new parents to the area, wishing to connect with others.

We are a licensed Education Centre catering for 3mths-5years old, our SPACE
programme is also supported by the Ministry of Education.

This can provide reassurance to new parents, that they are receiving appropriate advice
and guidance from quality registered teachers, who facilitate our SPACE programme.

Our Infant House and Whanau-toddler room are warm nurturing area’s set up
especially for infant’s and toddler’s.

Our Preschool area offers more complex learning opportunities and challenges

All of our outdoor areas are flexible and can be shared, to promote smooth and
respectful transitioning for our tamariki, at their own developmental pace, rather than
being based on an age.

Children/ tamariki attend a weekly church service, Mainly Music, participate in
karakia/prayers before our main meal (lunch).

We also embrace our community by going on regular excursions to the Library, The
Strand playground and park, Aged Care Homes, Schools and Parks in our area.

The Ark is owned and operated by Holy Trinity Tauranga and is licensed by the Ministry of Education. In our Pre-School we cater for children aged 2.5 to 5 years.

Our whanau room is a warm nurturing area for infant and toddlers. The Ark facilities include a large well resourced outdoor playground under the cover of huge trees. We strive to include natural resources in our daily programme.

Children/ tamariki attend a weekly church service and are involved in other Christian activities eg Mainly Music, prayer. At the end of the year the children star in their very own Christmas pageant held in the Church. The Ark is situated in the centre of Tauranga City and Harbour. We embrace our community by regular visits to Library, Art Education & Care, The Strand, Aged Care Homes, Schools and Parks in our area.