Here at Above and Beyond, we don’t do things by halves.  You will find our unique education and care centres in five Bay of Plenty locations.  We pride ourselves on being a privately owned childcare provider allowing us to create an atmosphere for children unique to each of our centres.  If you’d like more information on any of our five child care centres please call 07 579 5714 today.

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Tauriko is our fifth centre and having opened in May 2018, this wonderful environment will excite and delight young minds.

The Lakes

Standing proudly in The Lakes this purpose built centre has a special feel of Winnie the Pooh creating a wonderful, calming atmosphere.

Te Puna

Perched above Te Puna Road our quirky centre is a wonderland for children with a spacious open plan interior and exterior.


Papamoa is opening 6th of May 2019 and will be the sixth centre to join the Above and Beyond family in the lovely Bay of Plenty.

Gate Pa

Deliberately hidden just off Cameron Road, our two storey Gate Pa centre is bright, joyfully designed and lovingly staffed inside and out.

Key statements



We’ve developed a unique arts based program that fosters creativity and innovative thinking with activities centred around your child’s unique interests.



Love is at the core of everything we do. A selfless, unconditional, active and thoughtful love for all our children, their families and one another.


Passionate staff

We are a family that values love, empathy and respect. A family full of teachers with a genuine passion for what they do. That’s what sets us apart. 

Philosophy of

Above & Beyond

Above and Beyond Education and Care Centres is a family, that’s what makes us different.  Our values of love, kindness, and respect delivered by our caring staff who have a genuine passion for what they do.  With five lovely locations in the sunny Bay of Plenty we couldn’t ask for a better environment to expose our children to opportunities.  We believe children should be empowered to use knowledge to shape the world around them.

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