YOUR CHILD’S RURAL SANCTUARY JUST 30-MINUTES OUT OF AUCKLAND

Do you remember the good old-fashioned Kiwi dream? The one where families strived for a quarter acre section, relishing the scenic beauty and expansive space that a rural lifestyle offers? Well, it still exists…in Coatesville! A mere 30-minute drive north of cosmopolitan Auckland, you’ll find a community of rolling green hills, sprawling gardens, and smiling… Continue reading YOUR CHILD’S RURAL SANCTUARY JUST 30-MINUTES OUT OF AUCKLAND

HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED IN A COMPLEX WORLD

By Michelle Pratt Often the term character is called personality traits, non-cognitive or soft skills by psychologists. The main argument is that these positive character traits make up the necessary ingredients for children’s success. These can be described as persistence, self-control, curiosity, conscientiousness, grit, and self-confidence. Paul Tough states, “we have been focusing on the… Continue reading HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED IN A COMPLEX WORLD

MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS COATESVILLE

This interview was originally published on the Kindello blog Meet our Centre Director at New Shoots Coatesville – Nicola Cambie. We were lucky enough to catch up with Nicola as they open their doors this month. What’s your all time favourite children’s book? I have fond memories of Peter Rabbit being read to me as… Continue reading MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS COATESVILLE

MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS RAMARAMA

This interview was originally published on the Kindello blog. Meet our Centre Director at New Shoots Ramarama – Clare Prinsloo. We were lucky enough to catch up with Clare of New Shoots Ramarama as they prepare to open their doors this month. What’s your all time favourite children’s book? ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’… Continue reading MEET OUR CENTRE DIRECTOR AT NEW SHOOTS RAMARAMA

NATURE, OUTDOORS AND THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY BY NIKI BUCHAN

During the current pandemic there is an increasing awareness of the benefits of taking children outside and into nature. We have long been aware of the benefits to our mental and physical well-being and now, with the added knowledge that the Covid virus is far less likely to spread outdoors, many families and schools have… Continue reading NATURE, OUTDOORS AND THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY BY NIKI BUCHAN

THE ASTONISHING TRANSFORMATION OF OUR FIRST-EVER REFURBISHED EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRE ‍  ‍  ‍  ‍   ‍  ‍ 

We all remember the story of the ugly duckling. You know, the one where an ‘ugly’ baby duckling transforms into a stunning swan? A story of struggle and perseverance, of hidden potential and an astonishing transformation. Well, the classic fairy tale is a lot like the story of New Shoots Hillcrest on Auckland’s North Shore… Continue reading THE ASTONISHING TRANSFORMATION OF OUR FIRST-EVER REFURBISHED EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRE ‍  ‍  ‍  ‍   ‍  ‍ 

DISCOVER A HIDDEN OASIS AT NEW SHOOTS CHILDREN’S CENTRE GREENHITHE ‍  ‍  ‍  ‍   ‍  ‍ 

Imagine this: each morning you walk your children across a bridge and over a pond brimming with wildlife. You enter a bespoke early childhood centre set amongst trees and nestled in a bush-clad landscape.  Inside is a space with earthy tones, wooden walls and abundant sunlight. Shelves are stocked with natural resources; the scent of… Continue reading DISCOVER A HIDDEN OASIS AT NEW SHOOTS CHILDREN’S CENTRE GREENHITHE ‍  ‍  ‍  ‍   ‍  ‍ 

Enrolment Conditions

New Shoots operates as a full day service and do not offer short days or sessions;
Our fees include high quality teacher ratios above Ministry of Education Standards;
Minimum enrolment is two days per week; A $50 enrolment fee will be due upon enrolment to confirm your place;
Two weeks notice is required when terminating enrolment; 10% discount is applicable to your eldest child’s fees if you have two or more children attending New Shoots full time;
Nappies and food are provided; and Formula is not provided – this must be brought in from home if required. 

To be read in conjunction with the Fee Policy.
Fees effective from 1st April 2022.