Where We Are
Rise & Shine Childcare Centre is located at 77 Aintree Avenue, Airport Oaks in Mangere.




Our Philosophy
Our philosophy combines Reggio Emilia principles, Christian values, quality education and care in an attractive well-resourced centre. Look deeper and you'll find.


Our Education Style
We follow the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum - Te Whariki. Reggio Emilia principles further support children's thinking and learning. Each child has an individual development portfolio. We focus on identifying your child's interests and encourage them to.

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A philosophy that combines the best of Reggio Emilia principles and Christian values, quality education and care in an attractive well-resourced environment is just a small part of what we offer here at Rise & Shine Childcare centre.

Look behind the scenes and you’ll find there’s a lot more. We provide a healthy, nutritional menu, nappies, weekly active movement sessions, centre and room outings, a fun and stimulating educational programme.

Rest assured all children at Rise & Shine Childcare centre receive the best in quality care and education from qualified, passionate and committed teachers.

We invite you along for a meet & greet! Stay, play and see for yourself if Rise & Shine is your family’s home away from home.

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Why Choose Rise and Shine?

People Who Care

We are passionate about children and their learning. All teaching teams engage in ongoing reflective korero, professional development, training and theoretical exploration.

Quality care & education

We follow the NZ Early Childhood Curriculum – Te Whariki. The Reggio Emilia principles incorporated into our program further support and develop children’s thinking and learning.

Free nappies & formula

We provide free nappies for our under 2 year olds and S26 Step 2 formula for babies 6-12 months. That’s two things you don’t have to worry about when your kids come to Rise & Shine.

Cooked nutritious meals

Good nutrition is essential for optimal brain development in the early years. We provide beautifully cooked, well-balanced meals for your child.

Annual trips

Our annual trip involving the whole centre is something we all look forward to. These trips are additional to the trips each room organises for their group of children.

Active movement sessions

Our childcare centre offers weekly active movement sessions for our children. These sessions are facilitated by Counties Manukau Sport for us.


Welcome to Our Centre

We invite you to come along to a meet & greet where you will get the change to meet out team, take a look around and see for yourself what we are all about.

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