Kindergartens Aotearoa is a collective of regional kindergarten associations operating over 350 community-based, not-for-profit kindergartens and Early Childhood Education (ECE) services across Aotearoa New Zealand.

The associations include:

  • Kaitiaki Kindergartens (Northern Auckland)
  • Auckland
  • Inspired Kindergartens and Home-Based Services (Tauranga, Whitianga, Murupara)
  • Napier (Napier and Wairoa)
  • Kindergartens Taranaki
  • He Whānau Manaaki (Central Plateau, Whanganui, Horowhenua, the Kapiti Coast, Wairarapa, Upper Hutt, Eastbourne, Petone, Porirua and Wellington)
  • Kidsfirst (north and mid Canterbury, Central Otago and West Coast), and
  • South Otago