Welcome to Cherish Childcare
Boutique Child Care Service Customised to Your Requirements
We want the best for your child, just as you do. This is why at Cherish Childcare, we only offer experienced staff who take an invested interest in making sure that your child is well cared for, delivered an effective and customised curriculum that will enable them to grow, develop and interact.
As an approved Childcare Ministry of Education organisation, Cherish Childcare utilises the ECE curriculum Te Whariki. This ensures that your children receive a well rounded and proven educational experience.
We focus on small groups, amazing home environments, experienced educators and one-on-one care for a better experience for your child.
Our main values
Participation in quality early childhood education where curiosity drives children’s learning through play. Curriculum will enhance and cherish individual strengths and interests through interactions and a focus on well being
Empowerment through relationships for strong foundations within the home environment and beyond, valuing open communication with family and whanau
Cherish welcomes Taranaki’s range of diverse cultures while connecting to the local community and Tangata whenua.
We cherish all children, whanau and cherish our Educators
Oscar Before/After School Care & Holiday Programme
Before/After School Care
Cherish Childcare offers both before and after school care at two locations, being Waitara Central and Puketapu Schools. Before school care is between 7:15am and 8:30am while the afternoon program commences at 3:00pm, finishing at 6:00pm
During the school holidays, Cherish Childcare offers an all day holiday programme at Puketapu School, from 7:30am to 5:30pm for children aged between 5 and 14 years of age. This is available to all children and families in the community.