Welcome to Bright Stars! Located on Moody Ave in Whau Valley, just down the road from Whau Valley School, we are easy to find and within a short travelling distance to Whau Valley, Kamo and the Whangarei CBD, it makes us a natural choice for busy parents.

Our nurturing childcare centre is more than just a home away from home – here, we care for our kids in a loving and warm environment, giving your child the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and secure location with qualified teachers.

Babies, toddlers and children – we can provide specialised care for any child from the age of six months. Contact our team today to visit our centre and see how we can help you with your childcare needs.

What we offer:

  • Nutritious meals free of charge, prepared by our onsite chef
  • 20 Hours ECE
  • Centre Van for fun excursions and to support our families with centre transport needs
  • Highly-qualified and caring teachers with a wealth of knowledge and experience
  • Welcoming garden-like location with separate outdoor play and learning spaces for babies and pre-schoolers
  • Stimulating play and learning
  • Flexible hours for all children from six months to six years
  • Easy transition for children from our Kowhai Centre (Infants & Toddlers) to our Kauri Centre (Preschool) in familiar surroundings
  • Both centres have a separate, monitored, sleeping room


Hours of operation

We are open from 7:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday all year round with the exception of public holidays.