Mana Montessori has been providing high quality early childhood for children from throughout the Porirua Basin for 26 years.  Our programme is carefully designed to meet the needs of 2½ to 6 year olds.     We offer an attractive and stimulating learning environment, indoors and out, with highly trained teachers at our purpose-built school at Endeavour Park, Whitby.  As a community preschool, we endeavour to keep our charges as affordable as possible - contact us for full details.

  • We offer Mornings (8.45 to 11.45am),           Mornings Plus (five mornings a week plus Monday and Tuesday afternoons to 3.00pm), and               Full Days (Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.00pm) during school terms. 

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Dressing Frame

Dressing frames are used to learn how to use the variety of fastenings found in clothing - from Velcro, buttons and buckles, to laces, zips and bows.

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