Welcome ~ Nau mai

Methven Pre School Learning and Child Care Centre is a community based service that is run as a non-profit organisation, situated in the village of Methven, only 10km from the base of the world class ski resort – Mt Hutt Ski Area. The curriculum we offer is based on Te Whariki – the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum and we believe that children are our primary focus, with each child bringing their unique and exclusive set of capabilities and needs to our centre.
Please browse our site for information regarding our centre, settling in processes for children joining us, and our enrolment form. Please feel free, at any time, to come in for a visit to look over our top class facilities and meet the staff who will be looking after your child..

Methven Pre School Learning and Child Care Centre is a community based service that is run as a non-profit organisation, situated in the village of Methven, only 10km from the base of the world class ski resort – Mt Hutt Ski Area. The curriculum we offer is based on Te Whariki – the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum and we believe that children are our primary focus, with each child bringing their unique and exclusive set of capabilities and needs to our centre.
Please browse our site for information regarding our centre, settling in processes for children joining us, and our enrolment form. Please feel free, at any time, to come in for a visit to look over our top class facilities and meet the staff who will be looking after your child.

Our Team

Every child needs an established relationship with one teacher who is the child’s special “key teacher” who knows routines, likes, dislikes and strengths.

daily timetable

A range of experiences is provided throughout the day which supports children in the development of perceptual and sensory motor skills

our facilities

Our Managers are available Monday to Friday to answer any questions you may have, so please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email

Contact us

Our Managers are available Monday to Friday to answer any questions you may have, so please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email

Our Hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Closed all statutory holidays
Booking outside the minimum hours may be accepted on a casual basis only if space is available due to cancellation.
We will continue to accept casual bookings outside the minimum booking hours when spaces are available. 

Mission Statement

Methven Pre School (Methven Creche Assn Inc) will provide affordable, quality early childhood care and education, for tamariki in our rural community, fostering knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to succeed in a 21st century world