TopKids Mangere East

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TopKids Mangere East is a childcare and education centre located in the heart of vibrant South Auckland, near Massey Road. We have 6 rooms which cater for our precious babies, right up to our preschool rooms for our busy 5-year-olds.

Our childcare and education programme

Be School Ready

As part of our programme we provide a Be School Ready initiative which helps children develop the skills needed for a happy and successful transition to school. We want to foster exploration, problem solving  and extend on children’s interests.This programme includes:

  • Social skills such as sharing, turn-taking, initiating and maintaining friendships, participating in routine and sustained engagement
  • Emotional intelligence such as being able to express emotions appropriately and respect the emotions of others
  • Self-regulation and self-confidence
  • Early numeracy, literacy and science 
  • Practical self-help skills

Healthy Eating 

Our centre is working with Massey University and University of Waikato to tackle the problems of childhood obesity. We promote healthy eating and exercise patterns and researchers will be investigating the benefits of physical and nutrition practices.

Why TopKids Mangere East

At TopKids Mangere East we provide a challenging, safe and fun environment for children where they can learn through play and exploration. We have a culturally diverse community and this is reflected in our teaching staff, some speak several languages. We love what we do, working alongside whanau to support learning and development for our beautiful tamariki.

We prepare children for life. Our aim as that when a child leaves TopKids Mangere East they are healthy in body, mind and well-being, knowing what makes them unique and have confidence for their future. We foster and support social and emotional skills to ensure our future generation is kind, empathetic, independent and confident problem solvers. We teach this through respectful teaching and role-modelling, lots of praise, empathy for others, and supporting children to develop self-help skills and problem solving thinking.

iMoko Health Service

We are so excited to confirm that we have the iMoko programme at TopKids Mangere East.

iMoko is an innovative approach to healthcare for children, with the aim is to deliver high quality basic health services for children. Dr Lance O’Sullivan developed the program which uses smart iPad software to allow (with parent permission) staff to easily arrange health checks for children with common problems such as skin infections, dental infections, strep throat and headlice. This means if you have any basic concerns about your child’s health, we can lodge this directly to team of doctors online where they can assess [using photos], diagnose and if needed, send a medication prescription through to the local chemist ready for pick up  - this can all happen within minutes.

This saves you time making appointments and time spent waiting at the doctors for basic health concerns. 

Video Gallery

Junior Serenades Jaxon
Junior and Ritesh Fundraising
Our new playground
Story time
Music time
Baby care
Introducing TopKids Mangere East

kind words from our parents


Very happy with the work, effort and time given by the amazing staff towards our kids. Thank you very much.


One of the best children’s centres that I have been too. Children are happy and engaged in learning. Very friendly staff.


I am feeling good because TopKids Mangere East is focused on the children and what they need to learn more of. Getting them ready for school.


I think the centre is going well. I am proud to send my kids here.


I feel good bringing my children to TopKids Mangere East to learn and know more for school.


I’m really happy about how well you teach and look after our children. My kids are always happy to go to TopKids, come home singing and talking about the different things they have learnt.


Daffodil Day raises over $1000!

At TopKids Mangere East, we were so pleased to be able to pass on a cheque for $1,020.20 to the Cancer Society last month, as a continuation of our Daffodil Day fundraising!


This month at TopKids Mangere East we did some fundraising and wanted to share what you helped us achieve – thank you so much for your support! We held a sausage sizzle down at Countdown Mangere East for St John Ambulance to thank them for coming in and t

Celebrating Samoan Language Week

We had a great week at TopKids Mangere East during Samoan Language week. We enjoyed lots of traditional food including Chop Suey that our Centre Cook Tran made for us. On Wednesday we were lucky enough to have a visiting dayc...