Takanini A childcare centre your family will love


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Just over the fence from Conifer Grove School is Lollipops Takanini, a warm and welcoming early childhood centre offering top quality care and education. A home away from home for local children, our beautifully designed, purpose built centre is a hub of inspiration and activity. Staffed by a passionate team of dedicated teachers, we support children to grow into happy, confident, competent and capable learners.

Want a winning start for your child? Come in and visit us at Lollipops Takanini.


64a Walter Strevens Drive, Conifer Grove, Takanini 2112

Centre Hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sessions available* 

Closed Saturday, Sunday & public holidays

Ages Catered For:

3 months – 5 years

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4 rooms
Purpose Built
Extended hours

Our son (now 3.5) started with team at Lollipops Takanini when he was 7 months old.  After looking at local daycares for months leading up to this, we were beginning to think I wasn’t going to be able to return to work as we simply weren’t happy with what we had seen that other centres had to offer, this was until we were luckily enough to come across Lollipops Takanini.

From the minute we set foot in the centre we felt great ease with the quality of the staff  as well as the centres resources and their philosophy.

Nothing has ever been too much trouble for Emma and her team, we have always been well informed of anything going on around the centre, as well as our sons development.  He has learnt so much from his time here, and every day comes home with new stories and learnings from the day. He has made great friendships, including all of the staff, whom he just adores.

We will forever be grateful to Lollipops for allowing us to leave our son somewhere he thrives and loves attending, and somewhere we are fully confident with the quality of care he is receiving from the staff, who feel like an extension of our family.

Maree Galletly

I’m so pleased with all the great things that the day-care has achieved this year. Kakapo room, the team is amazing, we love all the teachers and we can see how well they work as a team. You have an amazing chef, Kasey, we love her.

I just want to congratulate you Emma and your team for your hard work, passion and dedication. You and your team have achieved great goals, and I’m sure lots of parents have noticed them.

You all play a very important part in our children lives and I cannot Thank You enough for your hard work and dedication.

Thanks so much

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Childcare Assistance Update

Effective 1 April 2023, more people will be eligible for subsidy and the hourly subsidy rates will increase.