Papakura Early Learning Centre He Taua

YMCA Papakura will be closing on Friday 5 July and as such we are no longer accepting any enrolments.

Please direct your enquiry to our Manurewa centre, located at 29 McKean Avenue, Manurewa.

Haere mai, and welcome to YMCA Papakura Early Learning Centre, where we learn lots, and have heaps of fun!

Our early learning centre in Papakura has everything your little one could need. We have an abundance of exciting activities and fully licensed teachers who are passionate about educating.

We provide a place for tamariki to have a fun in a multicultural environment, and Te Reo and Tikanga Maori hold a special place within our excellent facilities.

When your child attends YMCA Papakura Early Learning Centre, they become part of our centre whanau; we’re certain they will love our early learning centre in Papakura just as much as we do.

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Located on the Papakura Intermediate School grounds

50 Settlement Road, Papakura

(Entry from Onslow Road)


0800 003 795


Operating Hours

Weekends & Public Holidays

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The Best Things About Papakura ELC

Children Explore Nature

Your child will play outside in all weathers. Get dirty! Get wet!

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Dedicated Learning Zones

We provide a safe and stimulating environment with outdoor and indoor play areas. Including literacy and arts and craft zones.

Qualified & Friendly Staff

Our superb staff are fully trained, professionally qualified and committed to on-going personal development

Self-directed learning

Children are encouraged and supported to take risks and become the risk assessors.

20 Hours Free ECE

YMCA Early learning centres offer the 20 ECE hours free for all children aged 3 and over

Fully Licensed

Our facility is a fully licensed childcare and education facility under the Ministry of Education for children aged 6 months - 5 years

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