Operating Hours Monday to Friday, 7:45a.m. to 5:45.p.m.

Pipitea is situated in a lovely old villa in Thorndon, Wellington. We are a small non-profit parent/staff co-operative providing a warm, caring environment for kaiako aged from 6 months to 5 years.  We are licensed for 29 kaiako, 10 under twos.

Pipitea provides:

  • A convenient inner-city location
  • A committee and 100% qualified and registered Early Childhood Teachers
  • Morning tea, cooked lunches, and afternoon tea which are provided fresh daily
  • Great adult child ratios
  • Positive, caring relationships
  • A warm, welcoming learning environment that adheres to Te Whariki (the New Zealand early childhood curriculum)

Parents provide:

  • Nappies for their child
  • A (labeled) change of clothes
  • Formula bottles (if your child requires this)
  • Active participation in the Centre and the Management Committee 

We welcome visits. To make an appointment or for further information call Philippa on 473 2336

* Please let us know if you child has any allergies or special diet requirements. We are a nut-free Centre.

Our opening hours are strictly observed