Get the Little Citizens’ difference for your children!

Little Citizens provides preschool children with outstanding early childhood education – making a difference that
prepares children for school and beyond.


Quality early childhood education – including developmental milestones to make sure all children receive the individual support and encouragement needed to succeed.


Physical development – preschool kids need room to play … lots of room! We have large play areas, with enough space to ride, climb, splash, swing and slide. Plus, our large indoor areas that are warm, dry and comfortable all year round.


Nourishing meals – delicious morning and afternoon teas, lunch and dinner meals are included at no extra cost.  We have been awarded the Heart Foundation Tick and Dunedin City Council “A” food safety grade.


Convenience easy drop-off, handy location in South Dunedin.  We have flexible enrolment with no minimum hours and total support from friendly, dedicated staff. We are open between 7.45am and 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. We have one easy-to-calculate flat rate of $7.25 and most outings are free.


Support – our Client Support Worker provides free support and advocacy to parents and caregivers including behaviour management strategies, help with Work and Income liaison and budget advice.

Ministry of Education operational funding  is received by Dunedin Little Citizens for children enrolled in this ECE Service.  Click to review our 2020 Annual Report or our 2021 Annual Report

The amount and details of the expenditure of any Ministry of Education funding received by the service is available on request.

Opening Hours

Our centre is open  Monday through Friday –  7.45am to 5.30pm and during school holidays, excluding public holidays and a break over Christmas and New Years.



For more information on how we can support you and your child at Little Citizens, please give our Centre Manager Katee a call on
03 466 3402.