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Lollipops is a family-centred brand. These are high quality centres, with a natural theme. Lollipops embraces the spirit of freedom that every Kiwi child has the right to feel, our purpose-designed centres feel like the loving home our children left this morning. This is a uniquely New Zealand experience where your children blossom in partnership with our dedicated teachers, learning through Ako principles.

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Wonder, explore, learn.

These words capture the child-led learning environment that children so love about Lollipops: a place where children learn self-empowerment, finding their own solutions through doing practical things.

Lollipops embraces the spirit of freedom that every ‘kiwi kid’ has the right to feel. Our family–orientated purpose designed centres feel like the loving home our children left this morning. This is a uniquely New Zealand experience where your children blossom in partnership with our dedicated teachers.

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नमस्ते Namaste! And Happy Diwali!

Lollipops Newton Road celebrated one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture this week – Diwali, the festival of lights.


What's Cooking at Lollipops Pegasus?

Weekly baking and cooking classes are proving to be a big hit with the kids at Lollipops Pegasus.


Diyas and Dancing at Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with great ceremony and show at Lollipops Millennium.


Happy Halloween!

Lollipops Newton Road has been abuzz with excitement over the past few weeks, with Halloween celebrations in full swing.



  • My first child started at Lollipops Greenlane when he was 13 weeks old, and my daughter started at 6 months. Both were welcomed into the day care with genuine love and care, and all the teachers were endlessly accommodating for me. At times, I was jealous of the love between my children and their caregiver, but I know it was the best thing for my children to have those strong bonds at home and at day care. I am fully grateful that the teachers give all of themselves to each and every child. This is wonderful place, that strives to teach and develop its children constantly, with new and creative activities introduced frequently.

    Kelly Grace

  • Our two boys attend Lollipops and we’ve seen them excel under their guidance.

    The staff have been excellent; they are kind, professional and supportive and have have quickly become great mentors for the children. 


  • To the Lollipops Pegasus Team

    Thank you for your wonderful care and attention of our daughter over the past four and a bit years. She has loved coming and has made some lovely friends. All the best for the future.

  • I would like to let you know, how grateful I am for the love and care you have shown myself and my granddaughter. As you know, we have had some individual needs. Not once were we overlooked, and without hesitation, every team member dedicated time, research, other services available, knowledge, understanding, compassion and a listening ear.

    Lollipops day-care centre, the programs, policies and procedures are always focused on our child's/moko's and whanau's best interests, whether that's educational, physical, cultural, diversity or self-discovery.

    Each one of you, holds our children's/grandchildren's lives in your hands, they hold, your trust, in their hearts, every time, I walk out that door, you have my entire world! and that, is the privilege, I have entrusted, with this day-care.

    Lialah & Tracey
    Lollipops Aubrey Street

  • Lollipops is an inviting and inclusive community of teachers, children and whanau, where all children are valued as individuals and treated as such. We have loved the strong home/school connection where the teachers have worked with us to provide consistent care and gone above and beyond with creative solutions to meet the needs and goals of our son. 

    Amanda de Ruyter

  • As parents it is impossible for us to stop worrying about our child. But at the back of our minds we are at peace because we know C is in the good hands of teachers like you. We appreciate your time, your patience and all your hard work. Thank you for the cuddles. Thank you for understanding his body language. Thank you for the kisses that wiped away his tears. Thank you for making a difference in his life. Thank you for being there.

    Pol & Amor

  • I’m so pleased that we found Lollipops Hazeldean when we were looking for a day care for Archer. Being new to Christchurch the team were so welcoming and friendly and helped us all settle into our new home and routine quickly. We loved that the children slept outside on the deck and noticed very quickly, how much healthier Archer was because of this!

    Archer adores his teachers, the time they spend with him extending on his interests has really seen him grow and continue to be challenged. We know he is happy, learning, eating better than he ever eats at home and having a great day, every day with his friends.


  • It was such a tremendous feeling dropping our  little girl off at a safe and caring environment. Thank you all so much for what you have done for Gabby and us for the last 4.5 years.  Thank you so much.

    Rich and Kate

  • Both our children attend Lollipops on Patten Street, and we are very grateful for the warm, welcoming,  environment the staff create every morning as my children enter through their door.

    The staff in the Rimu and Kowhai room are exceptional. They truly inspire my children’s learning and development. The staff are always mindful about capturing major milestones and ensure that myself and the rest of my family (at home and abroad) never miss out on being a part of these milestones. I love how the staff make the effort to record my children’s learning via online through storypark. The Staff have always provided a high standard of learning, care, and safety. The Staff at Patten Street provide a home away from home. It takes more than one person to raise a child – it takes a community, and the staff play a major role in my children’s community.


  • I just wanted to thank you and the teachers so much for all your help with Bethany and Daycare. You all are so wonderful and attentive. She has grown leaps and bounds just from being there with you all in the past year. She is with her Dad these holidays and they have gone away on a trip so sadly she won't be in for her last day to say bye to her friends and everyone. I will definitely pop in myself when I can to thank everyone. I will be back at work September and for sure will be putting Baby Heaven in with you all. Her account has be paid up to day just done had now. Thank you again for all your help and hard work with her. xox God Bless.

    Holly Schwalger