Rolleston A childcare centre your family will love

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Every parent wants the best for their little one, and at Active Explorers Rolleston that’s what we want to. We provide a home away from home for busy families - a place where children are nurtured, inspired and supported to reach their full potential. Our amazing and dedicated team will care for your child in a safe and welcoming environment. We will fire up their imagination, build their confidence and fill their days with joy and wonder.

Give your little one the greatest start in life. Join us at Active Explorers Rolleston.

Centre Hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Half day/full day options
Closed Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Ages Catered For:

0 – 6 years

ERO Report

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3 Rooms
20 Hours Free ECE
Large Outdoor Area
Transition to School Programme
Extended Hours
Purpose built

Wow! It's been amazing having been part of the Explorer’s family. I couldn’t have chosen any other preschool for my daughter. Thank you so much to the amazing teachers, we felt at home


May 2020

Our son’s time at Active Explorer’s has been amazing. It was great being able to go to work knowing he was cared for by amazing people

May 2020

Our daughter has absolutely thrived here, loved her teachers. She has learned so much, would happily recommend Active Explorers.

May 2020


Childcare Assistance Update

Effective 1 April 2023, more people will be eligible for subsidy and the hourly subsidy rates will increase.


Daffodil Day at AE Rolleston

Today we "planted" our daffodil with some of the Daffodils for Hope bulbs in some barrels outside our centre.


Hey Dee Ho music programme

Our fantastic Hey Dee Ho programme will be starting for our children on Thursday, in our Nga Whetu room. This programme is free to children who attend on Thursdays at Active Explorers. Enrol your child with us to tap in to this opportunity.