Team Members

Rachael

Rachael

Centre Owner

Along with my husband Steve, I own Magnolia Tree Childcare.

Jessica Meade

Jessica Meade

Centre Manager

I am the Centre Manager of Magnolia Tree Whatawhata and I have been in Early Childhood Education for over 15 years.

Christina

Christina

Team Leader and Centre Assistant Manager

I am the team leader in the Pūrerehua Room, as well as the Centre Assistant Manager.

Anita

Anita

Anuhe Room Team Leader

My passion for teaching is with the under twos. I work with a fantastic team of like-minded teachers who are enthusiastic about learning alongside our tamariki, and working collaboratively with parents and whanau.

Becky

Becky

Pūrerehua Room Teacher

I am one of the locals and have lived in Whatawhata for almost 9 years.

Theresa

Theresa

Administrator

I look forward to getting to know our families and to be part of your children’s exciting journey here at Magnolia Tree Childcare.

Kelly

Kelly

Anuhe Room Teacher

I enjoy working with the under 2's and watching them explore, develop new skills and form relationships.

Kareana

Kareana

Teacher

I am a teacher in the Purerehua Room. Whatawhata is my Tangata Whenua (born and breed here). I also have a background in Te Kohanga Reo.

Jaimee

Jaimee

Kaiako

I love having the opportunity to watch children hit milestones here in the Anuhe room as they grow up to be confident strong individuals.