After School Care


Hours of Operation

We are open up to 5 days a week during term time, from 3pm until 5.15pm.

Afternoon tea is provided.  A mix of sandwiches, fruit and crackers with water, milk or Milo to drink.


The Tikokino After School Care Programme is based at Tikokino School and is run from Room 4.  The staff are employed to provide a safe, stimulating, caring and comfortable environment, taking into account the children’s individual needs.

The programme includes planned daily activities each session, art and craft materials, games for different ages and sport equipment is available.  All activities are well supervised whether indoor or outdoor and a quiet rest space is available for those children wishing to have time out.



Children can come to the programme regularly or on a casual basis.  The programme is Oscar and CYFS approved which means that a childcare subsidy may be available through WlNZ.

The following fees apply:

$6.00 per hour per child (regular and casual bookings)

$5.00 per hour for any subsequent children (regular bookings) from one family

$5.00 per child for late pick up, i.e after 5.30pm

$5.00 per child per day for failing to show up as booked without notification by 2.30pm at the latest