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)

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.

Whānau Payments

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 2022.

2 Year Olds 

Half Day – $50*

Full Day – $63*

3-5 Year Olds

Half Day – $33*

Full Day – $42*

*Note - whānau payments are classed as a donation by IRD. You will receive an annual receipt, that you can use to apply for a tax credit. Donations may be eligible for the donor to claim a tax rebate of 33%.