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We are a chartered early childhood education association providing excellence in early learning for children aged 0 to 5 years

Haere mai, welcome to our Community of Excellence in Early Learning.

The Otago University Childcare Association has five on campus childcare centres offering a range of mixed age settings, long and short day options and a bilingual centre.

Experienced Early Childhood teachers provide programs based on the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whāriki.

The Association is proud to be affiliated with, and supported by the University of Otago.



Te Pā

Childcare centre.

Te Kaupapa ō  Rōpu Tiaki Tamaiti


Te Pārekereke o Te Kī

Bilingual centre for children aged 0 - 5 year


Te Maioha

Children under 2 years


Te Puna & Te Uru

Children over 2 years

Te Kaupapa ō  Rōpu Tiaki Tamaiti


Te Kaupapa ō Rōpu Tiaki Tamaiti – College Centre

Children aged 0 - 5 years

Ko te rau, ko ia te kite

Don’t sit back, have a go… they who seek shall find.