Our daycare.
Our community.
Our family.

Elite ECE is an Early Childhood Education and day care centre located in beautiful Waihi, New Zealand. We are surrounded by the goldmine, the Karangahake gorge, the cycle trail and many beautiful walks as well as the nearby Waihi Beach.

We cater for children aged 0-6, and offer 20-30 free hours. We have an Over 2 room catering for up to 30 children, and an Under 2 room catering for 7 under 2s. Our centre’s indoor environment is cosy and full of warmth radiating from the teachers. The outdoor environment includes a large play area with plenty of room to run, jump and play, two split level sandpits, a whare and a stream which we control the water flow to, a challenge course, gardens, a bike track and much more.

Child enjoying the rain
Rope swing among the autumn leaves
Here we believe that children learn best by belonging, being part of a community, being part of the Elite ECE whanau and being valued for who they are and what their interests are.

Our daycare centre has a team of experienced, highly skilled, dedicated and passionate teachers. We have four qualified ECE teachers and one teacher in training. We believe in strong relationships based on trust and respect with you the whanau and your precious children.

Come visit us to see for yourselves. We have an open door policy, so come on down!

Talk to us about free hours for 2 to 6 year olds!

What we offer

Free hours

We offer 20-30 free hours for 2-6 year olds

Experienced staff

Come and meet our experienced team - we're all local to Waihi!

Fun space

Fun spaces and activites for your children - both inside and out!

Find us

Location: 13 Wrigley Street, Waihi
(Corner of Wrigley and Galbraith Streets)

Telephone: 07 863 6639

Email: elite.ece.waihi@gmail.com

Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday