• Sunshine Ave: (07) 849 2020
  • Vickery Street: (07) 849 2022

Everyone needs a bit of Sunshine!

Mahana mai




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Ko te manu e kai ana I te miro nona te ngahere. Ko te manu e kai ana I te matauranga nona te ao.
The bird that eats the miro berry, his is the forest. The bird that eats education, his is the world.
This whakatauki reflects our belief in the wonder of early childhood and the importance of the natural environment.



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In our big indoor and outdoor environments, qualified and experienced teaching professionals allow children to explore imaginatively the living and natural world around them, while they take healthy risks with child-like curiosity and build strong relationships with other adults and tamariki.



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The real world of family and whanau is mirrored in the nurturing world of Sunshine Childcare. We assist your child’s educational development by strengthening their interest in the world around them.

Come in and feel the difference…

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We cannot speak highly enough of the Preschool Staff, planning and philosophy they use in getting our little ones ready for their next journey onto school...
...the teachers are so loving and genuinely interested in the kids. The play area is fantastic and I am impressed with the new menu...
We love Sunshine on Sunshine. The teachers truly care about our child and treat us as part of a very special family…
Best day care in Hamilton hands down lovely teachers and very welcoming!
Sunshine on Sunshine is absolutely fantastic! Everyone that works there is absolutely amazing !
Sunshine on Vickery is amazing! Truly care about kids!
Thank you for our wonderful year with you. You have such a wonderful preschool and extremely modern facilities with everything a child could wish for and need!!
Liz and Hunter
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Patricia and Kevin
Patricia and Kevin are the Directors of Sunshine Childcare and have been involved in the education sector in various ways for a long time. Kevin is a chartered accountant and the silent partner while Patricia is the go to person for all help and knowledge.
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Miranda has been a part of the Sunshine Whanau for over 5 years and has worked at both Sunshine on Sunshine and Sunshine on Vickery. She is passionate about music, art exploration and fostering children's social skills.
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Val is the Administrator at Sunshine on Vickery and is a valuable source of information for all things related to our childcare management system. She has been with Sunshine for over a year and brings her warm French culture to our centre whanau.
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Team Leader
Halena is the Team Leader at Sunshine on Vickery. She has been a part of the Sunshine Whanau for just over a year and is passionate about building relationships with tamariki, whanau and kaiako. Halena's daughter is also part of the Sunshine whanau.
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Kerrin is a Team Leader of the Piwaiwaka and Rimu Rooms at Sunshine on Sunshine. She has been at Sunshine for over 3 years and loves creativity, encouraging physical activity and empowering children to reach autonomy.
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Theresa is a Team Leader of the Kea and Pukeko Rooms at Sunshine on Sunshine. Theresa has been part of our Sunshine Whanau for over 4 years. She is passionate about messy play, music and building strong relationships.
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Emma is the Team Leader of the Koru Room at Sunshine on Sunshine. Emma and her son have been at Sunshine Ave for just over a year. Emma is passionate about respectful practice and freedom of movement for infants.
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Nicola is the Administrator at Sunshine on Sunshine. She has recently joined our Sunshine Whanau after being a Sunshine parent for the last 5 years. Nicola comes to us with amazing experience from the corporate world of accounting.
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Jamie is the Manager at Sunshine on Sunshine and has been with Sunshine for 3 years. She is passionate about empowering children to take risks in their play and learning while exploring the environment around them.

Sunshine on Sunshine

80 Sunshine Ave, Hamilton
Monday - Friday
7:00am - 5:30am
(07) 849 2020

Sunshine on Vickery

106 Vickery Street, Hamilton
Monday - Friday
7:30am - 5:30am
(07) 849 2022