About

Why choose us?

There are a host of reasons why families choose Active Explorers Hokitika. Here are just a few of them:

  • Conveniently located in the heart of Hokitika’s residential area, close to local schools
  • Purpose-built, well established centre
  • We’re part of the Enviroschools programme and have a keen focus on becoming environmentally sustainable (and have implemented initiatives such as recycling practices, composting and gardening)
  • Separate rooms to cater for different ages and stages
  • Separate dining room
  • We create a home-like environment, and use real plates, glasses and crockery
  • Multicultural environment
  • Cool outdoor playground that reflects our West Coast environment, including a native forest that the children have been building and planting
  • Strong links with our local community (e.g. We often help fundraise for local charities
  • Yearly Matariki celebrations
  • Family events held each term

About Evolve

Evolve Education Group is a leader in early childhood education, with over 120 centres across New Zealand offering a range of top quality learning options for all of our families.

Our highly regarded brands – which include Active Explorers, Lollipops, Pascals, Learning Adventures, Little Wonders, Little Lights and Little Earth Montessori – nurture children to love learning and become the best they can be. Rich and diverse educational opportunities are delivered by passionate, experienced educators in purpose designed centres equipped with the latest learning resources.

Evolve Education Group is helping shape the future, preparing little minds for great things in today’s ever changing world.