The Cottage is Licensed Rudolf Steiner Early Childhood Centre for up to 18 children from 2 years old.

Session Times

You may choose to enrol your child in either half or full day sessions, or a combination of both.

Half Day Session: 8am-12.30pm (4.5 hours)

Full Day Session: 8am-4pm (8 hours)

There is flexibility for you to arrive or leave within those session times.


Children must attend at least a minimum of two sessions per week.

Get in touch with Jaci, our Centre Manager, if you are interested in coming for a visit - centremanager@steinercottage.co.nz or call 04 586 1237.

Donation Structure

The Cottage is reliant on parent donations to help fund a Steiner based education in excess of the standard education funded by the Government.  The following information outlines our donations request for 2020.

2 Year Olds 

Half Day – $45*

Full Day – $57*

3-5 Year Olds

Half Day – $30*

Full Day – $38*

*Donations may be eligible for the donor to claim a tax rebate of 33%.